Industry Opposes FSA Changes

ARLINGTON, Va. The Food Marketing Institute and the National Grocers Association are seeking a repeal or delay of changes to flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts that would prevent consumers from using FSA funding to purchase certain over-the-counter medicines without a prescription. The changes are slated to take effect on Jan. 1, 2011, as part of the new health care law. FSAs are

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Food Marketing Institute and the National Grocers Association are seeking a repeal or delay of changes to flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts that would prevent consumers from using FSA funding to purchase certain over-the-counter medicines without a prescription.

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