A family member needs braces. How are orthodontia expenses handled under the Health FSA?

Whereas IRS rules generally prohibit reimbursement for prepayment of expenses (including one-time lump sum payments for medical services not yet incurred), the current regulations include an exception for orthodontia that allows participants to be reimbursed for prepayments for qualified expenses. To learn more about using your FSA to pay for braces and other orthodontia, read our blog post on the subject.