My Flex Spending Fiasco
AmyT on April 11, 2012
We all spend too much time fighting insurance coverage battles, am I right? This humongous time-sink can be one of the worst things about living with a chronic illness. But don’t take my word for it. Take a read on fellow D-blogger and journalist Mike Hoskins’ latest row:
Special to the ‘Mine by Mike Hoskins
Like most of you, we spend thousands of dollars in diabetes supplies and meds every year.
Thankfully, our insurance coverage provides a Flex Spending Account (FSA) to help us not have to eat through this money on the front end. It’s a simple concept: money you earn goes into a pot to be used during the course of a year to pay for certain medical supplies. Submit receipts to prove that all is legit, and personal money spent is reimbursed forthwith.
At least, that’s how it should work.
Read the full article at http://www.diabetesmine.com/2012/04/my-flex-s...