4 interesting fitness-related questions about your FSA
Our FSAstore.com customer service team gets a lot questions about Flexible Spending Accounts and fitness activities or products. Many people wonder for example, if they can buy certain fitness-related products with their FSA.
Here's a roundup of some of the most-asked questions related to an FSA:
1. Can I buy personal fitness devices like Fitbit with a Flexible Spending Account?
While it might make sense for these personal fitness devices (including Fitbit and Jawbone) to be covered, the IRS would likely not consider them eligible, unless for specific reasons.
Learn more about what would be covered by your FSA and why an FSA generally doesn't cover personal fitness devices.
2. Can I buy fitness-related products with an FSA?
Yes! There are various products include elastic bandages, and even knee/ankle braces that are covered by your FSA.
Do you want a general overview of available products related to your fitness and injury recovery? Check out our suggestions in this post about FSA eligible products that can help you recover from a sports injury.
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3. Can I get protein powder with my FSA account?
Find out the answer in our blog post discussing if protein powder for weight loss is FSA eligible
4. Can I join a gym and get reimbursed by an FSA account for it?
Are you curious about gym memberships and if you can reimbursed with your FSA account for joining one? Read our post about gym memberships and FSA eligibility.
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Do you have any questions that we haven't answered here about your FSA and personal fitness? Post them below in the comments!