Can I buy diabetic supplies with a Flexible Spending Account?
FSA Q&A: Are Diabetic supplies eligible with a Flexible Spending Account?
Yes. Diabetic supplies qualify as medical expenses covered by a Flexible Spending Account. For instance, a blood sugar test kit and test strips would be covered as an FSA eligible expense.
FSAstore.com offers a variety of blood glucose testing supplies, insulin, diabetes nutritionals and more to monitor and treat diabetes. Though some FSA eligible products require a prescription for FSA reimbursement, insulin is excluded from the prescription requirement.
FSAstore.com offers a Diabetes bundle (left) and additional products under FSA eligible Diabetes Care.
A visit with an endocrinologist regarding Diabetes is covered with an FSA as well. Find a local endocrinologist through FSAstore.com FSA Eligible Services.
Diabetes Health Chat
The NYC Health Commissioner and Dr. Sanjay Gupta have discussed the prevalence of Diabetes, symptoms and prevention on Twitter.
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