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What is an IIAS merchant?

What is an IIAS merchant?

An IIAS merchant has an Inventory Information Approval System (IIAS) that automatically identify eligible medical expenses. You usually will not need to submit a receipt to verify the eligibility of a purchase made at an IIAS merchant, but save your receipt just in case.

Is Walgreens an IIAS merchant?

The easiest way to purchase prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and other eligible health care items is to use your health care card at a merchant with an inventory control system referred to as “IIAS.” Local merchants in our area that are currently IIAS certified include Harris Teeter, CVS, Walgreens.

Is Amazon an IIAS merchant?

Amazon recently announced that it has become a SIGIS-certified merchant, meaning that it will now accept consumer’s flexible spending account funds. Because Amazon uses the SIGIS IIAS system, all FSA purchases are auto- substantiated at the point of purchase so you don’t have to submit a receipt.

What does IIAS stand for?

An inventory information approval system (IIAS) requires a merchant’s inventory and point-of-sale systems to have the ability to verify that the merchandise being purchased with a FSA/HRA card is an eligible medical expense, as defined by the IRS.

How do I use my FSA card?

You use your FSA by submitting a claim to the FSA (through your employer) with proof of the medical expense and a statement that it has not been covered by your plan. You will then receive reimbursement for your costs. Ask your employer about how to use your specific FSA.

Does CVS use IIAS?

Retailers such as Walgreens®, CVS®, Walmart® and others have implemented the IIAS system.

Is a toothbrush FSA eligible?

General health items such as toothbrushes are not eligible for reimbursement from a health FSA because they would be used even if there is no recommendation from a dentist.

Who is IIAS?

Empowering Indian Corporate Governance Institutional Investor Advisory Services India Limited (IiAS) is an advisory firm, dedicated to providing participants in the Indian market with independent opinions, research and data on corporate governance issues as well as voting recommendations on shareholder resolutions.

What items can be purchased with FSA card?

Here’s a list of Health FSA-eligible items you can buy without a prescription:

  • Acne light therapy.
  • Athletic and orthopedic braces and supports.
  • Breast pumps and accessories.
  • Blood glucose monitors and testing strips.
  • Blood pressure monitors.
  • Condoms.
  • Contact lenses and supplies.
  • Denture cream and cleansers.

Does Walmart have an IIAS?

Retailers such as Walgreens®, CVS®, Walmart® and others have implemented the IIAS system. For a complete list of vendors you can check on-line for the most current list.

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