Why is this item marked as FSA Eligible?
This item is marked with the following icon as FSA eligible to identify that it MAY be purchased using a Flexible Spending Account (FSA):
What is a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
A FSA (Flexible Spending Account) allows use of the funds an individual has designated to be set aside pre-tax for medical expenses, typically with their employer, when selecting healthcare programs during the previous year.
What types of purchases are FSA eligible?
Over-the-counter medical supplies and equipment are considered reimbursable by an FSA account in 2011 and include the following categories:
Note: Although the IRS sets guidelines for FSA programs, individual employers have the final determination of which expenses are covered by their FSA programs.