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HRA-eligible Expenses

Only expenses not reimbursed by the Fund’s Plan, or any other plan, are eligible for reimbursement through your HRA. A list of those expenses is below. As you review the list, note that certain items require a receipt and a letter of medical necessity to be reimbursed.

Eligible HRA Expenses

  • Acupuncture (excluding remedies and treatments prescribed by acupuncturist)
  • Alcoholism treatment
  • Ambulance
  • Artificial limbs/teeth
  • Chiropractors
  • Christian Science practitioner’s fees
  • Contact lenses and solutions
  • Copayments
  • Costs for physical or mental illness confinement
  • Crutches
  • Deductibles
  • Dental fees (including expenses not covered under the 4th District IBEW Health Fund)
  • Dentures
  • Diagnostic fees
  • Dietary supplements with doctor’s letter of medical necessity*
  • Drug and medical supplies (i.e. syringes, needles, etc.)
  • Eyeglasses prescribed by your doctor
  • Eye examination fees
  • Eye surgery (cataracts, LASIK, etc.)
  • Hearing devices and batteries
  • Hospital bills
  • Insulin
  • Laboratory fees
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Obstetrical expenses
  • Oral surgery
  • Orthodontic fees
  • Orthopedic devices
  • Oxygen
  • Physician fees
  • Premiums you pay for your health, disability, or long-term care coverage (including self-payments to maintain eligibility under the 4th District IBEW Health Fund and COBRA payments)
  • Premiums for qualified, employer-sponsored insurance coverage
  • Prescribed medicines (including your copay amounts under the 4th District IBEW Health Fund)
  • Psychiatric care
  • Psychologist’s fees
  • Routine physicals and other non-diagnostic services or treatments
  • Smoking-cessation programs
  • Smoking-cessation over-the-counter drugs
  • Surgical fees
  • Vitamins with doctor’s letter of medical necessity*
  • Weight-loss programs with doctor’s letter of medical necessity*
  • Weight-loss over-the-counter drugs with doctor’s letter of medical necessity*
  • Wheelchair
  • X-rays

*A receipt and a doctor’s note of medical necessity are always required to be reimbursed for these expenses.