FSA/HSA Glasses & Sunglasses: What’s covered in 2018 – 2019?

Did you know that you can use your flexible spending (FSA) or health savings accounts (HSA) dollars to buy prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses, eyeglasses, eye exams, and prescription sunglasses?

Glasses (and prescription eyewear in general) are an eligible and approved expense under both FSA or HSA plans: you can use these funds for prescription eyewear, regardless of whether or not you have vision insurance. And if you use your flex spending or HSA debit card, you can skip the hassle of having to submit a reimbursement form to your insurance provider!

Don’t wait until the last moment to take care of your vision! Here’s how to buy the frames you need with HSA or FSA insurance: