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IT’S EASIER THAN EVER
TO SAVE WITH FSA/HSA

Calculate your healthcare spending
with our new GSK Calculator

WHAT IS THE
CARES ACT?

In March 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) was signed into law. Among other benefits, it offers additional healthcare provisions for Americans affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

More Products Than Ever Are Eligible

The list of eligible products is getting longer and longer.

More OTC products, and even feminine care products, are now counted as qualified medical expenses. So they’re eligible for FSAs (Flexible Spending Accounts) and HSAs (Health Savings Accounts).

Not all products are eligible for FSA/HSA savings. Check with your plan administrator.

Download eligible products list

Plus, you no longer need a doctor’s prescription to get reimbursed.

And it’s effective for expenses incurred and/or paid after 12/31/19.

Best of all, the CARES Act is a permanent change — there is no expiration date!

Use the GSK Cost Calculator to estimate your spending on OTC products. This will give you more information for budget decisions, and for using your FSA/HSA account.

GSK COST CALCULATOR

Click on a category below to see eligible GSK brands:

What Is FSA and HSA?

These are accounts that employers can offer so you can save on taxes and pay for qualified OTC, medical, prescription, dental, and vision expenses. All plans are different, so be sure to check with yours to see what’s required for eligibility. 

And don’t forget to save your receipts!

  FSA HSA
You own the account.    
Your employer owns the account.    
You must have a high-deductible health plan.    
Only your employer can put money in.    
You and your employer can put money in.    
You can invest the money in the account.    
Must report your account when you do your taxes.    

See How Much You Can Save

Households today spend an average of $442 per year on OTC products.1 For example, FSA participants, using pre-tax dollars, save an average of up to 40% each year!2

1.http://overthecountervalue.org/white-paper/ 2.https://www.paychex.com/calculators/employee-fsa-calculator

Shopping Tips

Use these tips when you go shopping so you can save as much as possible:

Ask if your retailer accepts FSA/HSA debit cards in-store and/or online

Save your receipts, or ask your retailer if you can access old receipts

Check your receipt to see if eligible products are marked

Visit the retailer’s website to view their FSA/HSA policies

Find out if their website labels eligible products, making it easier to shop and save

See if you can filter out eligible products on their website

Additional Resources

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT GSK?

Go to our FAQs page to find answers to your questions.

FAQS