Hand Lotion Containing a Medicine: FSA Eligibility

Hand Lotion Containing a Medicine: requires a Letter of Medical Necessity (LMN) to be eligible with a Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
Hand lotion containing a medicine may be eligible with a Letter of Medical Necessity (LMN) with a flexible spending account (FSA), health savings account (HSA), a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA). Hand lotion containing a medicine is not eligible with a dependent care flexible spending account (DCFSA) or a limited-purpose flexible spending account (LPFSA).

What is hand lotion containing a medicine?

Hand lotion containing a medicine is a type of hand lotion that uses a lotion application method to apply a medicine to the hands. Hand lotion is an effective way to apply medicine to the hands when treating certain diseases or conditions of the hands or skin in the hand area.

Common conditions for which hand lotion containing a medicine is typically prescribed include eczema, psoriasis, and warts. Common medications that are included in hand lotion containing a medicine include antibacterial medication, anthralin, antifungal agents, benzoyl peroxide, coal tar, corticosteroids, and retinoids (WebMD).

Hand lotion containing a medicine must be primarily for the treatment of a skin condition in order to be eligible for reimbursement.