More Flexibility Required
However, a provision that the retail pharmacy industry would like to see amended in the health care reform law is the requirement for consumers to obtain a prescription in order to purchase over-the-counter medicines with a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) debit card. “We believe this provision is counter to the goal of increasing access to affordable health care options and has made FSA redemptions more complicated and costly for businesses and consumers. The changes [in the ...
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