Flex Spending Account

 

Hartig Drug is a registered pharmacy able to accept flexible spending account (FSA) payments for eligible products.  A flexible spending account (FSA) is one of a number of tax-advantaged financial accounts that can be setup through the plan of an employer.  An FSA allows an employee to set aside a portion of his or her earnings to pay for qualified expenses as established by the plan.  The most common type of FSA and that which would be used for expenses at Hartig drug would be a medical expense flexible spending account (FSA).  A medical expense flexible spending account is used to pay for medical expenses not paid for by insurance.  These expenses usually include deductibles, copayments, dental expenses, vision expenses, prescriptions and health care supplies.*

By using your pre-tax flexible spending account (FSA) to pay for prescriptions and eligible health care items at Hartig Drug you can save money because of the tax savings benefits of using a Flexible Spending account.


The following is a general guideline for eligible items.
This list is subject to change at any time and is not a guarantee of eligibility.  The following details are provided based on the rules set aside by the IRS.  Hartig Drug has no control over eligible items that are set aside by the IRS or that may be covered by your particular plan. This list is provided as a general guideline to Hartig Drug customers.

Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs are covered under Health Care (FSA) accounts but some exceptions may apply to drugs prescribed for cosmetic or general health problems.

Health Care Supplies
Below is a general list of health care supplies that are generally covered under Health Care Accounts.

  • Bandages
  • Blood Pressure Monitors
  • Braces & Supports
  • Contact Lenses – Including cases and Enzyme Cleaners
  • Crutches & Walkers
  • Denture Adhesives
  • Insulin & Diabetic Supplies
  • Reading Glasses
  • Thermometers

OTC (Over-the-Counter) Medicine 
Under the new IRS rules OTC Drugs are only covered under your Health Care Account if you have a prescription from your doctor.

Example items include: Allergy Medicine, Pain Relievers, Laxatives, Sleep Aids, Vitamins, Acne Treatments, Cough and Cold items, Digestive Aids and Etc.

More Information
The information contained on this page is provided as a general guideline to Hartig Drug customers.  IRS rules are subject to change at any time and rules may also vary on specific plans.  For specific information about your account be sure to contact your plan provider.  They can provide you with specific details about your plan and the items that are eligible under your account.  If you have a Flex spending card, you can usually find your providers information on the back of the card or you can ask your employer for the providers contact information.

 

*Plan rules and eligibilities vary, only your account administrator can tell you which products and services are eligible on your particular plan.