How to spend FSA money on eligible expenses for vision care

Now that 2015 is in full swing, you can use your new benefits or flexible spending account (FSA). If you’re looking for FSA approved items, there are several vision-related expenses eligible for reimbursement.Vision- related FSA eligible expenses:

o   Solution

o   Fitting fee

o   Replacement fee

  • Reading glasses
  • Prescription eyeglasses, including:

Sunglasses

Sports goggles

o  Scuba masks

Safety glasses

Don’t forget that you and all of your dependents quality for FSA benefits, so be sure to make eye appointments and stock up on supplies for the entire family.

Keep in mind that some vision expenses are not considered FSA eligible expenses. These include:

  • Non-prescription sunglasses, clip-on sunglasses and non-prescription cosmetic contacts lenses
  • Vision insurance premiums

 

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