Stakeholders Push Bill Letting FSA/HSAs Reimburse For PPE

By Amy Lotven / February 24, 2021 at 7:22 PM
Stakeholders that offer or manage tax-preferred health savings or flexible spending accounts want Congress -- or the administration -- to tweak IRS rules to clarify that personal protective equipment like masks, shields or hand sanitizer can be considered a qualified medical expense and thus reimbursable for accountholders. While some stakeholders had hoped that bipartisan PPE legislation (H.R. 373) sponsored by Reps. John Curtis (R-UT) and Ami Bera (D-CA) would be attached to the reconciliation package, sources say the bill will...

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