I thought you could no longer purchase OTC with an FSA?

I thought you could no longer purchase OTC with an FSA?

In 2011, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, or referred to as Health Care Reform) made a change to the eligibility of some OTC items. However, OTC remains eligible with your FSA. OTC that contains a drug or medicine, such as pain relievers or allergy medication, will require a prescription to be eligible on your FSA. We’ve made the process of obtaining a prescription easy for you with our Prescription Process. General OTC such as eye glasses, breast pumps, eye solution, first aid kits, etc., remains eligible on your FSA without a prescription, and FSAstore.com has ensured that its easy for you to shop for thousands of eligible products. We’ve also made it easy for you to decipher items that do not require a prescription from those that do. General FSA items not requiring a prescription are marked with a red check mark, while OTC items with a drug or medicine that require a prescription are marked with a blue “Rx” icon.

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