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  • Writer's pictureGrady Hartman

You Can Use FSA, HSA, and Insurance Benefits on Prescription Inserts

Here’s the can use HSA and FSA cards to buy a prescription insert, adapter, and clip-in at SVED Optical. You can also use your vision insurance benefits to get reimbursed for an Rx insert because, after all, it is a prescription you are getting. Here are a handful of tips that can help you get the most from your vision benefits.

  • Understand Your Coverage

  • Tailor Your Lenses to Your Lifestyle

  • Speak with Your Provider

  • FSA and HSA Reimbursement

1. Understand Your Coverage

Make sure you're well-informed about your insurance plan. To access your benefits information conveniently, consider setting up a member account on your vision providers website. From there, you can easily access details like copayments, allowances for frames, lenses, and coverage for lens enhancements. Additionally, you can review your claim history and find out how to submit for reimbursement on your own once your order is placed.

2. Tailor Your Lenses to Your Lifestyle

Choosing the lenses for your SVED Rx Insert that will best support your activities is crucial for optimal vision. Our skilled opticians can assist you in selecting the appropriate lens style, such as progressives or single vision. They can also help you choose the lens enhancements, like anti-reflective coating, that will best suit your lifestyle.

3. Speak with Your Provider

Yeah, we kind of covered this in tip one, but we really believe it deserves its own callout. To avoid unexpected insurance surprises, we suggest you call your provider to speak to a representative about your coverage. Find out exactly what they need you to submit for reimbursement. It may be a receipt or an itemized invoice. We will provide you with both.

4. Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account Reimbursement

Don’t sweat it if you do not have a physical HSA/FSA card. You can pay with your credit card like normal and then get reimbursed from your FSA/HSA provider. You will need to get in touch with your provider and see the necessary steps that are required for reimbursement. Typically, you will submit a reimbursement form along with a receipt/invoice. We’ll include a receipt/invoice with your order confirmation email as well as a physical copy with your order.

Now that you're equipped with knowledge on how to optimize your vision benefits, you are somewhat obligated to prioritize your eye health and overall wellness this year! Schedule an annual eye exam for yourself and your family! We are here to help you get the most out of your insurance benefits before they expire at the end of the year!

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