*Beginning January 1, 2011, currently eligible over-the-counter (OTC) products that are medicines or drugs (e.g., acne treatments, allergy and cold medicines, antacids, etc.) will not be eligible for reimbursement from your healthcare fsa - unless, you have a prescription for that item written by your physician. you can not use your benny card for this purchase.
the only exception is insulin - which will not require a prescription from january 1, 2011 forward. other currently eligible otc items that are not medicines or drugs, such as bandages, will not require a prescription. your benny card can continue to be used for these purchases.
The following items REQUIRE A PRESCRIPTION AND CAN NOT BE PURCHASED USING THE BENNY CARD
The following items are Eligible Over-the-Counter Items. These items can be purchased with the Benny Card without a prescription
Baby Electrolytes (Pedialyte, Enfalyte)
Ear & Eye Care
Supports and Braces
The following items are INELIGIBLE ITEMS and are not reimburseable.