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The Medical Flexible Spending Account is used for tax-deductible health care expenses not paid by insurance for yourself,
your spouse and anyone you claim as a dependent on your federal income tax return.
On this page, we provide a partial list
of eligible expenses you may be reimbursed for through your Medical Flexible
Spending Account (FSA) as well as a list of ineligible expenses. Page 2 is a list of reimbursable over-the-counter
medications. We also provide a partial alphabetical list of eligible expenses starting on page 3. For a complete list, see IRS
Publication 502: Medical and Dental Expenses. You can download the publication at www.swerdlin.net/flexpak. Medical Expenses
• Halfway house fees (care for helping an individual adjust
• Medical deductibles, co-payments and coinsurance
from life in a mental hospital to community living)
• Medical charges over the usual and customary limits
• Alcoholism or drug dependency payments to treatment
• Cosmetic surgery (only if required to treat an illness,
• Analysis fees (for psychotherapy by a licensed practitioner)
• Chiropractic charges (within the scope of license)
• Expenses for medical services or supplies not covered by
• Acupuncture fees (performed by licensed practitioner)
• Learning disability tutoring by licensed school or therapist
for dependent with severe learning disability
• Lifetime care, treatment, or training of a mentally or
• Well-baby care not covered by medical insurance plan
• Nursing home confinement while receiving treatment for
an illness or injury (but regular nursing home care is not
Experimental surgery (only if it is a legal operation)
Over-the counter-medications (see Accepted Over-The
Orthodontia expenses not covered by dental insurance plan
Routine examinations not covered by dental insurance plan
Cosmetic surgery (only if required to treat an illness, injury, or disfiguring disease)
• Marijuana or other controlled substances
• Massage Therapy to relieve stress or depression
• Varicose Vein/Spider Vein Treatments
• Special telephone for the hearing impaired
Other Miscellaneous Eligible Expenses
Therapy (speech, physical, or occupational)
Accepted Over-The-Counter Medications
• Antiseptic wash or ointment for cuts
Cold, Flu and Allergy Medications
Acceptable with Letter from
Personal Test Kits
Alphabetical Listing of Eligible Expense Examples.
For a complete list, see IRS Publication 502: Medical and Dental Expenses. You can download the publication at
- if it is to treat a medical condition.
- only if prescribed by a physician to treat a specific medical condition such as a severe allergy.
- amount paid for inpatient treatment, including meals and lodging, at a therapeutic center for alcohol
for physically handicapped person
Birth control pills
- if available only by physician's prescription
Blood pressure monitoring devices
Braille books and magazines
- only amount paid by visually impaired person, above the cost of regular printed
- if for treatment of a specific medical condition.
Christian Science practitioners’ fees
- if payments are for medical care.
and related materials and equipment
(for treatment other than cosmetic services)
- if prescribe by a physician for a specific medical condition.
Eye exams, eyeglasses
, and related equipment and materials
associated with organ donations
for the computer storage of medical records
- if the treatment impacts the participant or a dependent of the participant. Includes shots,
treatment, and surgery.
- amount should be limited to cost allocable to current plan year.
or other animal aide - amount paid for purchase, training, and care of animals used by a vision impaired
or hearing impaired person.
Health insurance deductibles
(which are associated with specific costs)
Hearing trained cat
Hypnosis for medical reasons
for child with dyslexia or disabled child
Laser eye surgery
Lead based paint removal
- for the cost of removing lead-based paints from surfaces in the home to prevent a child
who has or has had lead poisoning from eating the paint. These surfaces must be in poor repair and with the child's
reach. The cost of repainting is not a medical expense.
Learning disability -
amount paid to special school or specially-trained teacher, which is prescribed by physician,
for a child who has severe learning disabilities caused by mental or physical impairments
associated with the commitment
of a mentally ill person
Medical conference admission and transportation
Medical monitoring and testing devices
(e.g., blood pressure monitor, syringes, glucose kit, etc.)
- if amounts are paid for physician-prescribed medicines and drugs.
related specifically to an eligible medical visit
insertion or removal
to prevent teeth grinding
- amount paid for oxygen and equipment for breathing problems caused by a medical condition.
- but not employment-related physicals
Physical therapists’ fees
- over the counter
Prescription eyeglasses and/or contact lenses
(purchase, training & care)
Skilled nurses’ fees
Smoking cessation treatments and prescriptions
for the care and maintenance of contact lenses
Speech therapists’ fees
- if they are prescription sunglasses
Telephone for hearing impaired
- amounts paid for therapy received as medical expenses may be deductible.
- amounts paid for surgical, hospital, laboratory, and transportation expenses for organ donor.
Treatment for substance addiction
- if for medical reasons and is reimbursed at 12 cents per mile.
- amounts paid for X-rays received for medical reasons.
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