The general guiding principle for eligibility is that treatment must be conducted for medical reasons, and not for cosmetic purposes. Procedures covered under traditional employee benefits would be covered under FlexSave™.

Other less conventional expenses that would not typically be covered under a traditional benefits plan may be covered under FlexSave™.

The following list shows a broad range of medical and dental expenses allowable under CRA Guidelines. This list includes but is not limited to the following:  For a detailed list visit http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca. 

MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS:


  • Acupuncturist
  • Anesthetist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dentist
  • Dermatologist
  • Gynecologist

  • Homeopath
  • Naturopath
  • Neurologist
  • Massage Therapist 
  • Obstetrician
  • Optician

  • Ophthalmologist
  • Optometrist
  • Orthopedist
  • Osteopath
  • Pediatrician
  • Physician

  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Nurse
  • Speech Therapist
  • Surgeon

MEDICINE & MEDICAL TREATMENT:


  • Alcoholism
  • Birth Control Pills
  • Blood Tests
  • Cardiographs
  • Contact Lenses
  • Contraceptives
  • Crutches

  • Guide Dog
  • Hearing Aids
  • Fertility Drugs
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Insulin Treatment
  • Lab Tests
  • Laser Eye Surgery

  • Metabolism tests
  • Post-natal Care
  • Pre-natal Care
  • Radium therapy
  • Private hospital room
  • Prescription drugs

  • Spinal Fluid test
  • Splints
  • Sterilization
  • Vaccines
  • Vasectomy

 

DENTAL TREATMENT:


  • Braces
  • Crowns
  • Bridges

  • Dental X Rays
  • Dentures
  • Extractions

  • Fluoridation
  • Oral Surgery
  • Gum Treatment

  • Root Canal
  • Fillings
  • Examinations

OTHER EXPENDITURES:


  • Artificial eye
  • Artificial limbs
  • Bathroom aids*
  • Diathermy*
  • Diagnostic Fees
  • Diabetic supplies*            

  • Cat Scan
  • MRI
  • Eye Glasses
  • Oxygen Equipment     
  • Kidney machine              

  • Hearing impaired equipment
  • Heart monitor*
  • Needle & Syringe*
  • Pacemaker

  • Wheelchair
  • X Rays
  • Transportation relative to healthcare
  • Walking aid*

* requires prescription

Note: If you have any questionable expenses not listed on the CRA website, HUB Financial Inc. recommends contacting your Tax Advisor.

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