3 surprising FSA-eligible medical treatments not covered under traditional insurance
What medical expenses are covered by a Flexible Spending Account?
Your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) can cover a surprising range of medical treatments and could be a wise choice.
Here are a few treatments you may not have known are covered:
1. Chiropractic Care
While some insurance companies may view chiropractic care as an alternative method to treat sports injuries, chronic pain and other disorders, your FSA can certainly cover this type of care. Whether you decide to use a chiropractor as a complement or direct solution to a medical problem, your FSA will give you the freedom to choose which treatment method is the best course for your needs.
Studies in recent decades have shed light on the positive health benefits of acupuncture, as it is seen as a strong treatment option for arthritis and other chronic pain issues.
Acupuncture has been known to ease back aches, reduce anxiety, soothe
indigestion and even treat persistent headaches. These treatments are covered
by an FSA and typically not recognized as a conventional treatment by most
3. Massage Therapy
Massage therapy has been known
to treat sports injuries, joint pain, headaches, insomnia related to stress,
fibromyalgia and many other conditions. If your doctor provides you with a
Letter of Medical Necessity for a massage regime to treat and existing medical
condition, it will be covered by your FSA.
This is just scratching the surface of just how far your FSA can go to cover a huge range of medical
products, services and specialists. If you’re interested in learning more about your benefits, check out the Eligibility List and explore our huge range of FSA
eligible products to invest in the future health and wellness of your