Medical Expenses Which are Allowed Under the Medical Reimbursement Plan or HRA plan and Those Which are Not

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Reimbursement for healthcare expenses are usually scrutinized. Perfect Tax offers services on healthcare reimbursement concerns, helping tax payers plan and prepare for the process involved.

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In business, there expenses which are allowed under the medical reimbursement plan, while there are some which are not. Typically, those that qualify for tax free reimbursement are healthcare, dependent care, and transportation and parking.

With regards to healthcare, there are specifics on which will be reimbursed. Below are the following:

  • Acupuncture (excluding remedies and treatments prescribed by acupuncturist)
  • Alcoholism treatment
  • Ambulance
  • Artificial limbs/teeth
  • Chiropractors
  • Christian Science practitioner's fees
  • Contact lenses and solutions
  • Co-payments
  • Costs for physical or mental illness confinement


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Of course, there are limitations to reimbursements, with which do not qualify--as mentioned. One would have to be cosmetic surgery, considering that it does not address anything which compromises anything that affects a person's basic well being.

Limitations also apply to the following:

  • Dental bleaching
  • Marriage and family counseling
  • Unnecessary over-the-counter items, drugs, or medications
  • Weight loss programs for general health or appearance
  • Premiums on insurance coverage
  • Long-term care insurance

Additionally, there are dependent care expenses which do qualify for reimbursement, where someone and his or her spouse should be duly employed.

Read about the dependent care expenses which qualify here

If you believe that you need to be reimbursed, consult a tax professional or avail of the services of firms such as Perfect Tax.

Perfect Tax offers strategies in order to help taxpayers deal with concerns on the process of reimbursements.

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