To offset high gas prices, on June 9, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an increase in the 2022 standard medical mileage rate for the final six months of 2022. Effective July 1, 2022, the new rate for when an automobile is used to obtain medical care is 22 cents per mile for the remainder of 2022, which is an increase from the rate of 18 cents per mile effective January 1 – June 30, 2022.

Mileage to and from a medical service is generally an eligible expense under a Healthcare Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Arrangement, or Health Savings Account. Click here to learn more.

As always, please contact your Total Benefit Solutions Inc health insurance specialists with any questions or concerns at (215)355-2121.