This holiday season is a great time to look at your Flexible Spending Account or FSA to make sure you maximize your pretax contributions. Many of these “FSA eligible” medical aids or products can make wonderful gifts to your family and friends. With the year ending, your FSA funds get forfeited if you don’t use them before the 31st of December. It is this stipulation that makes using your FSA dollars ideal for the holiday season. We here at HPFY can point you to some great FSA approved items that may make this holiday season just a little jollier.
Many employers offer their employees Flexible Spending Accounts or FSAs that can be used to cover eligible medical expenses. Often, many of the pretax contributions deposited into these accounts go unused and are therefore forfeited. Hey, it’s your money…use it when you need it…on what you need!! Some items that are FSA eligible include:
When the holiday gift-giving season approaches, it is a good idea to look and see what your FSA balance is. It is at this time that we should consider the plethora of medical aids and products that are available and see if any of these products may be ideally suited for a gift for a family member or loved one. Since there is a wide range of products that are FSA approved, there’s a good chance that you can find a gift for everyone. Some options you may want to look at are:
Of course children would prefer toys for the holidays, but for those who need a nebulizer for respiratory therapy might be more compliant with their treatments with this fun-loving penguin pediatric nebulizer. Don’t let the cute appearance of this nebulizer fool you, it can deliver all types of medication quickly and effectively, not to mention quietly and can improve pediatric patient compliance.
As our children get older, it may be harder to keep them safe. When they head off to college or become older teenagers helping them avoid the bad decision of drinking and driving can save them (and you) a lot of money and potential headaches. The four-digit LCD screen of this portable breath alcohol tester shows test results in an extended accuracy format and features a simple, one-touch operation with law enforcement grade Xtend Fuel Cell Sensor Technology for ease and accuracy.
For the expecting mother who may be pumping breastmilk several times a day, this advanced breast pump combines portability and discrete pumping anywhere or anytime. It features adjustable speed and vacuums with a simple dial so mom can find her comfort level. The microfiber backpack easily holds the double pumping kit and all the needed accessories. Battery backup adds to the portability.
As we age, the ability to stand can become diminished and this self-powered pneumatic cushion can help the user stand safely. The removable cover is washable and the seat is covered by soft fleece and can lift up to 80% of the user's weight.
The use of a rollator to get around for those with limited/diminished mobility is common. This accessory option for rollators can help users keep phones, wallets, and other items close at hand. It easily attaches with hook and loop fasteners and is offered in a wide variety of options.
Yes, believe it or not, the holiday season is not that far away, and utilizing the full extent of your Flexible Spending Account or FSA can kill two birds with one stone (so to speak). Don’t allow your FSA dollars to be forfeited at the end of the year since there are some great options available for just about any occasion or person.
Health Products For You offers exclusive FSA eligible products for you to spend your FSA dollars on. Shop everything you need at HPFY and get value for your money.
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