The countdown is on: Health-E Commerce releases “Top 10 FSA Purchases of 2022” to help consumers spend down FSA dollars before December 31 use-it-or-lose-it deadline

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Covid-inspired deadline extensions expire this year, leaving millions of FSA users with an estimated 46% more in account funds to spend on healthcare and everyday wellness

The countdown to deadline can be confusing and stressful because most consumers don’t fully understand their deadlines or that the Covid extensions could leave them with more funds than normal to spend before December 31.

The clock is ticking for the millions of Americans enrolled in flexible spending accounts (FSAs). With pandemic-inspired deadline extensions set to expire on December 31, consumers need to act fast to avoid forfeiting an estimated $1 billion in unused FSA contributions back to employers. Health-E Commerce, parent brand to, and the first and leading online retailer to sell exclusively FSA-eligible products, is working to reduce deadline confusion and help consumers make the most of their tax-free healthcare dollars by revealing the “Top 10 FSA Purchases of 2022.”

“The countdown to deadline can be confusing and stressful because most consumers don’t fully understand their deadlines or that the Covid extensions could leave them with more funds than normal to spend before December 31,” said Shawna Hausman, chief marketing officer, Health-E Commerce. “The good news is, there are more ways than ever to spend FSA dollars, including over 2,500 products at And we can ensure that when you place an order, your FSA card will be charged at the point of sale, which is critical this time of year as we approach the common December 31 deadline.”

Health-E Commerce estimates that the average family spends $1,600 each year on products that could be purchased with tax-free FSA dollars. Fortunately, the FSA Store’s annual “Top 10 Purchases” list provides shopping inspiration for consumers, while the searchable eligibility list allows individuals to quickly and easily find products and clinical services that meet their health needs and lifestyle.

Top 10 FSA Purchases of 2022

  • Aura Revive Deep Muscle and Joint Pain Relief Device: Don’t let nagging aches or pains slow you down. The Aura Revive Deep Muscle and Joint Pain Relief Device delivers targeted pain relief to aching joints and muscles.
  • 23andMe Health Service: Curious about your genetic makeup? Try the 23andMe Health Service Kit and gain valuable insights about your health and genetic history.
  • Aura Full Body Analysis Scale: Monitoring your vitals has never been easier. The Aura Full Body Analysis Scale tracks all important measurements and connects to smartphones for an easy user experience.
  • Elvie Double Electric Breast Pump: Nursing moms will appreciate the convenience of the Elvie Double Electric Breast Pump. This hassle-free technology is designed to eliminate noise, allowing you to pump in peace.
  • dpl IIa Professional Acne Light Treatment Therapy: Protect your skin during the harsh winter months with light therapy. Blue light helps kill bacteria, while infrared rays support healing and recovery.
  • Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen, SPF 40: Broad spectrum sun protection products with an SPF of 15 or more are FSA eligible. That includes hot brands like Supergoop!, so be prepared for that warm weather vacation or a day on the slopes.
  • Calming Heat Massaging Weighted Heating Pad: Treat muscle aches and pain with the Calming Heat Massaging Weighted Heating Pad that provides world-class comfort.
  • Zyrtec Adult Allergy Relief: Environmental and seasonal allergies occur year ‘round and can cause cold-like symptoms. Stay in front of allergies with all-day relief from Zyrtec.
  • Chirp Wheel+ 3-Pack: Proper stretching can help relieve back pain and support good posture and overall health. The Chirp Wheel+ bundle makes it easy to stretch and massage stiff back muscles, correcting posture and relieving pain.
  • dpl Oral Care Light Therapy System: Just like your skin, light therapy can support oral health. Infrared, blue, and red light relieve irritation and soreness and increase circulation, improving your gum health.

The 2022 FSA Deadline Spending Guide is another way that FSA Store makes deadline shopping easy for account holders. In addition to featuring the top bundles, new arrivals, and ideas for every account balance, makes deadline spending hassle free with:

  • The largest exclusive selection of 100% guaranteed FSA-eligible products.
  • 24/7 access to trusted FSA experts via phone, email, or online chat.
  • The ability to use an FSA debit card and skip the paper claims.
  • Fast and free shipping on orders over $50.
  • Accepts all deadline orders until midnight on December 31.


About Health-E Commerce
Health-E Commerce is the parent brand to FSA Store, HSA Store and WellDeservedHealth, a family of online marketplaces that serve the 70+ million consumers enrolled in pre-tax health and wellness accounts. The company also created Caring Mill, a popular private-label line of health products that benefits Children’s Health Fund and enables customers to make a donation with each purchase. Since 2010, the Health-E Commerce brands have led the direct-to-consumer e-commerce market for exclusively pre-tax health and wellness benefits. Health-E Commerce plays an essential role in expanding product eligibility for important new categories within the list of eligible medical expenses.

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