Over The Counter Drugs and Medication
Restrictions. Effective January 1, 2011, OTC drugs and medicines are
no longer reimbursable by health FSAs or HRAs except for insulin. OTC
drugs and medicine prescribed by a physician to treat a specific medical
condition may still qualify. The written prescription should include the medical condition
being treated as well as the time frame for which the drug is prescribed
(i.e. 90 day prescription). For non-calendar year plans, this will be a mid-year
Health FSA Salary Reduction Limits. Effective January 1, 2019, the
annual maximum for employee contributions to the Health FSA will be limited
to $2,700.00. This limitation is only for employee contributions to the FSA
account. Any contributions made by the employer on behalf of the employee
to the benefit would be in addition to the $2,700.00 annual limit.
The mileage rate for
medical travel in 2019 is $.20 per mile.