Medicated Body or Face Wash: FSA Eligibility

Medicated body or face wash, when prescribed by a medical professional, is eligible for reimbursement with a flexible spending account (FSA), health savings account (HSA), a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA). Medicated body or face wash is not eligible with a dependent care flexible spending account (DCFSA) or a limited care flexible spending account (LCFSA).

What is Medicated body or face wash?

Medicated body or face wash is a type of wash product that uses a wash application method to apply a medicine to the face or body. Medicated body or face wash is an effective way to apply medicine to the body or face when treating certain diseases or conditions of the skin, face or facial skin. Common conditions for which medicated body or face wash is typically prescribed include acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and warts. Common medications that are included in medicated body or face wash include antibacterial medication, anthralin, antifungal agents, benzoyl peroxide, coal tar, corticosteroids, retinoids, and salicylic acid.

Medicated body or face wash must be prescribed to treat a disease or condition of the face in order to be eligible for reimbursement with a consumer-directed healthcare plan. Medicated body or face wash must be prescribed to treat a disease or condition of the face, and not simply for cosmetic purposes, in order to be eligible for reimbursement.

Medicated body or face wash may be brand-name or generic, Over-the-Counter (OTC) or prescription only. A doctor's prescription must be acquired, regardless, for reimbursement eligibility. Medicated body or face wash may be one part of a treatment plan for a disease or condition of the skin or face, or it may be the entirety of the treatment.

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Eligibility Table

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Limited Care FSA Dependent Care FSA Health Savings Account (HSA) Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)

Eligible

Eligible with Rx

Eligible with LMN

Not Eligible

Additional Information

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Specifically Not Covered

Not eligible without a prescription.

Legal Information / Regulations

Prescription Required. Information Letter (IL) 2009-0209; Notice 2010-59.

 


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