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Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Now Qualifies as a Medical Expense

April 1, 2021

On Friday March 26th, The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released an Announcement 2021-7 that Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) qualifies as medical expenses under section 213(d). These items are now eligible for payment or reimbursement under Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Savings Accounts. PPE expenses include items such as, but not limited to […]

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New Relief Provisions for FSAs in Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021

December 30, 2020

Welcomed Updates Pertaining to Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts Announced  On December 27th, 2020, The President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 to fund the government and provide economic relief in response to the pandemic. With this Act comes notable changes to Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Dependent Care Accounts (DCAs), which include: Permitting employers […]

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New FSA-eligible items available under the recently passed CARES Act

March 30, 2020

On March 27, the President signed into law The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The bill contains two changes to eligible expenses for FSAs, HSAs and all IRS eligible HRAs. Two categories of eligible expenses for tax-free accounts have been added effective as of January 1, 2020: 1. A prescription is no […]

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Amazon announces compatibility with benefit cards like The Difference Card

March 27, 2019

Amazon announces compatibility with benefit cards like The Difference Card Amazon recently announced that they have become a a SIGIS-certified merchant, meaning they can now allow FSA eligible sales on their website. This Spring, Amazon quietly rolled out their new FSA Storefront which sells medical supplies and other FSA-eligible items. FSA participants can also take advantage of […]

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