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Things you didn't know you could buy with your FSA money

Cheapism Logo By Michelle Hainer of Cheapism | Slide 3 of 15: Over-the-counter medications no longer require prescriptions to be eligible as FSA expenses — everything from aspirin and pain relievers to OTC allergy relief medicines are now fair game for immediate purchase. Even better, the new exemption applies retroactively to products bought since the beginning of the year, so gather up any receipts since Jan. 1 and submit those for reimbursement.Related: 25 Things to Buy at Costco and Sam's for Emergencies (Besides Toilet Paper)

Over-the-Counter Medications

Over-the-counter medications no longer require prescriptions to be eligible as FSA expenses — everything from aspirin and pain relievers to OTC allergy relief medicines are now fair game for immediate purchase. Even better, the new exemption applies retroactively to products bought since the beginning of the year, so gather up any receipts since Jan. 1 and submit those for reimbursement.

Related: 25 Things to Buy at Costco and Sam's for Emergencies (Besides Toilet Paper)

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