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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Midmorning Coffee: OTC meds no longer reimbursable in 2011

If you have a flexible spending account (also known as a "cafeteria plan"), you should know that over the counter medicines (such as allergy and antacid meds) will not be reimbursable without a prescription beginning January 1, 2011 (except for insulin). Equipment and supplies, like bandages and hearing aid batteries will remain eligible.

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3 Comments:

  • At 11/11/10, 8:31 AM, Anonymous flybigd said…

    Thanks for the link to the free potty training kit.

     
  • At 11/11/10, 9:31 AM, Blogger Gina @ MoneywiseMoms said…

    I'm still looking for official info about how OTCs will be approved next year. Supposedly you'll be able to expense them as long as they're approved by a doctor, but how will that work for things like bandaids, sunscreen, etc? I can't imagine any doctor's office has the time/energy to handle this new task.

     
  • At 11/11/10, 9:37 AM, Blogger Chief Family Officer said…

    @Gina - Have you asked your plan's administrator? The info I got from mine says that things like bandages don't require a prescription. Sunscreen is reimbursable???

     

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