What is a Health Spending Account 

- Coverage & More

Your employees' health are their biggest asset. HSA provides a great package including extended health, dental, vision, pharmaceutical drug benefits, to reduce stress and increase productivity.

Health Spending Account  - Summarized List of Covered Items

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 

Acupuncturist (qualified medical practitioner)

Chiropodist



Chiropractor



Christian Science Practitioner

Dental Mechanic

Dentist

Dermatologist

Gynecologist

Massage (Provincially Registered Therapist)

Naturopaths

Neurologist

Obstetrician

Optician

Optometrist

Orthopedist

Osteopath

Pediatrician

Physician



Physiotherapist



Plastic Surgeon

Podiatrist



Practical Nurse (medical services only)

Psychiatrist

Psychoanalyst

Psychologist

Registered Midwife

Registered Nurse

Speech Therapist (pathological or audiological impediments only)

Surgeon
 

HOSPITAL


Anesthetist

Hospital Bills

Outpatient Services

Oxygen Masks

Tent Vaccines



X-ray Technician
 

HOSPITAL
 

Anesthetist

Hospital Bills

Outpatient Services

Oxygen Masks

Tent Vaccines



X-ray Technician

VISION


Artificial Eye



Eye glasses or Contact Lens (prescribed)

Laser Eye surgery

Optician

Optometrist
 

Optometrist

MEDICINES
 

Any medicine or drug purchased (prescribed by a medical practitioner or dentist and recorded by a licensed pharmacist)

 

Insulin or Substitutes Liver Extract - injectable for pernicious anemia

 

Oxygen Tapes or tablets for sugar content tests by diabetics, if the procedure has been required by a physician

 

Vitamin B12 - for pernicious anemia


 

PREMIUMS
 

Premium paid to a non-government medical or hospital care plan (Ex. Blue Cross, Manulife Flexcare, Sun Life Affinity)

Health Spending Account  - Qualifications

1. You own an incorporated business

2. You have a T4 income 

3. You want to save on medical expenses

Health Spending Account  - Using Your Coverage

Read more on how to use your coverage through our sample employee handbook:

Learn More About Getting a Health Spending Account in BC