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5 quick ways to spend your extra FSA money before it's too late (2022)

It's a use it-or-lose-it benefit, so spend your money soon.
Last edited 312 days ago by SiNing Chan
FSA (Flexible Spending Account) money is a ‘use it or lose it’ program. Unless your FSA provider offers a (i.e. March 15, 2023), most people need to spend their Flexible Spending Account money by December 31, 11:59pm)—before it’s forfeited. Because every program is slightly different, it’s important you check your FSA administrator for more details.

Here’s how

1. Enter the amount left in your FSA account (in US dollars):

$
500.00

2. Browse for items specifically marked as FSA-/HSA- approved

Many online stores (see below) highlight, or let you filter out, FSA-/HSA- approved items. Instead of stockpiling boxes of bandaids or antacids I’ve learned to purchase fewer (more pricey) items that are more valuable. Buy health- and medical-related consumables you use often or find higher-priced items you’d typically be more hesitant to purchase. Make a copy of this doc in order to save , , or add more ideas to the page.

My top picks for 2022

Note: I’m not sponsored by any companies, nor do I have any affiliate links.

1. COVID/PDE | Self-tests and preventative healthcare


iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test, 2 per Pack

Est. price:
$17.98
Link:
iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test, 2 per Pack (
Amazon
)
Add to my list

2. Wellness | Health devices


Aura Revive Heated Deep Muscle Pain Relief Device

Est. price:
$199.99
Link:
Aura Revive Heated Deep Muscle Pain Relief Device (
FSA Store
)
Add to my list

3. First aid | Emergency & survival kits


Surviveware Comprehensive Premium First Aid Kit Emergency Medical Kit

Est. price:
$129.00
Link:
Surviveware Comprehensive Premium First Aid Kit Emergency Medical Kit (
Amazon
)
Add to my list


4. Vision care | Prescription lenses and solutions


DAILIES AquaComfort Plus - 90 pack

Est. price:
$73.99
Link:
DAILIES AquaComfort Plus - 90 pack (
1-800 Contacts
)
Add to my list


5. Family | Baby and pregnancy items


Owlet Cam 2 & Dream Sock Duo
Est. price:
$429.00
Link:
Owlet Cam 2 & Dream Sock Duo (
FSA Store
)
Add to my list


More FSA shopping options:





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