The HSA Authority

Eligible Expenses

IMPORTANT: HSA eligible expenses may or may not apply to your insurance deductible. Review your insurance plan for details.

The list below contains some examples of eligible expenses that may be paid tax-free using HSA funds. Eligible medical expenses are defined as those expenses paid for care as described in Sections 213 (d) or IRS Publication 502. For a complete list and more detailed information, please refer to IRS Publication 502 titled “Medical and Dental Expenses.” Catalog Number 15002Q at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p502.pdf. Publications can be ordered from the IRS by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM (829-3676), or viewed, printed or downloaded from www.irs.gov. If tax advice is required, seek the services of a CPA.

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Reimbursable Medical Expenses:

• Acupuncture
 
• Alcoholism treatment
 
• Ambulance
 
• Artificial limbs
 
• Artificial teeth
 
• Bandages
 
• Birth control pills (prescription)
 
• Braille books and magazines
 
• Breast reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy
 
• Capital expenses (if main purpose is medical care)
 
• Car (special equipment for use with disability)
 
• Chiropractor
 
• Christian Science practitioner
 
• Contact lenses
 
• Crutches
 
• Dental treatment
 
• Diagnostic devices
 
• Disabled dependent care expenses
 
• Drug addiction therapy
 
• Drugs (prescription)
 
• Eyeglasses and eye surgery
 
• Fertility enhancement
 
• Guide dog
 
• Hearing aids and batteries
 
• Home care
 
• Laboratory fees
 
• Lead-based paint removal
 
Legal fees
 
Lifetime care-advance payments
 
Lodging (away from home for outpatient care)
 
Long-term care
 
Meals (at medical facility during medical care)
 
Medical conferences (if concerning chronic illness)
 
Medical services
 
Medicines (prescription)
 
Nursing home
 
Nursing services
 
Optometrist
 
Organ transplant (including donor’s expenses)
 
Osteopath
 
Oxygen and oxygen equipment
 
Prosthesis
 
Psychiatric care, Psychologist
 
Special education
 
Sterilization
 
Stop-smoking programs (not including non-prescription drugs)
 
Surgery
 
Telephone or TV equipment to assist the hard-of-hearing
 
Therapy
 
Transplants
 
Transportation expenses (relative to health care)
 
Trip (if receiving medical services)
 
Vasectomy
 
Vision correction surgery
 
Weight-loss program (if disease is diagnosed by a physician)
 
Wheelchair
 
Wig
 
X-ray

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