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Paid with HSA received cash back [duplicate]

Yesterday I bought a heating pad at Walgreens and used my HSA debit card. It was a HSA Over-the-counter Eligible Expense. However, after the purchase I realized it wasn't what I actually needed. So I ...
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Are there tax implications of refund of overpayment from HSA? [duplicate]

possibly related: How do I correct an HSA distribution when I was refunded by a health provider?, Can I get a rebate after using my HSA? (But I don't really understand the topic and those questions ...
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Can I get a rebate after using my HSA?

I used an HSA to buy some contact lenses. They came with a rebate form that I can send in to get a refund of about 1/5 of the purchase price. Is it okay to send away for the refund after using the ...
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Can a reimbursable medical expense be paid from an HSA?

Can a qualified medical expense for which the HSA account holder knows will be reimbursed by his insurance be paid from his HSA? If so, is the subsequent insurance reimbursement considered a ...
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Can a health care provider make a refund of an HSA payment by check?

We have a patient that is demanding a check from us (the provider) as refund instead of us refunding her HSA Debit Card. Can we do that?
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Can I use an HSA to reimburse myself for expenses that would have been covered by my insurance?

Suppose I pay $200 to cover a medical expense. Also suppose that my insurance would only cover $10 of this and so I don’t even bother submitting a claim. Would I be eligible later to withdraw the full ...
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Can return fees be reimbursed from an HSA?

Suppose I buy some prescription eyeglasses from an online site. Then suppose after I get them I decide I don't like them, and I return them. In such a case, the seller may charge me some fee (e.g., ...
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HSA erroneous deposit and withdrawal by employer

My employer erroneously deducted $1083 from my after tax paycheck and deposited it into my HSA account. When I brought it to my employer's attention they reversed the transaction deducting the $1083 ...
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Can I use my Health Savings Account to pay for medical bills before insurance reimbursement?

This answer establishes that Health Savings Accounts (HSA) can be used to pay for co-payments and deductibles. Suppose that instead footing a co-payment bill with my HSA debit card, I use my HSA to ...
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HSA distribution for deferred insurance payment

My daughter recently started an orthodontics program that will last 13 months. We've covered the entire program cost up-front already. She is covered on my wife's insurance, and that will pay about ...
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HSA payback possible?

Is it possible to payback my HSA? I used my HSA to pay a medical bill in 2019. I now have the money to pay that bill, and would like to keep my HSA buffed up