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Sentinel Benefits Mobile App Allows Users to Scan Products for Flexible Spending Account Eligibility On the Go

Release date: August 8, 2012

Reading, MA – (August 8, 2012) – Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group (SBFG), a full-service financial services provider has released a mobile app with a unique flexible spending account (FSA) eligibility scanning feature for iOS and Android devices. The application allows users to scan barcodes to determine if health-related products can be purchased using pre-tax dollars through a reimbursement plan.

The Sentinel Benefits mobile solution not only provides participants with the flexibility to scan items to confirm their eligibility before using their Sentinel Benny Debit Card, but also to check their available FSA balances. Additionally, the app enables participants to verify their retirement and reimbursement balances on the go.

The Sentinel Benefits mobile application allows participants to:

  • Scan product barcodes to determine if items can be purchased using pre-tax dollars
  • Check balances of retirement accounts (401K)
  • Check balances of reimbursement accounts (FSA, HRA, HSA)
  • View the FSA Eligible Expense List
  • Contact Sentinel Benefits by email or telephone

“We are proud to be the first in our industry to offer this mobile technology solution that combines both retirement and health care accounts to our members’ smart-phone devices,” said John Carnevale, President & CEO, Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group. ”Our end goal always comes back to making it is easy and convenient for our customers.” The Sentinel Benefits mobile application is available for download in the iTunes App store, Google Play and the Blackberry App World at no charge.

About Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group
Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group is a leading employee benefit consulting and administration firm. Our broad range of financial services makes Sentinel Benefits an excellent choice for clients seeking a single resource to manage all of their employee benefits including group insurance brokerage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA), COBRA, retirement plan consulting and administration, investment advisory services, and individual wealth management services. Sentinel serves more than 3,500 businesses throughout the United States. For more information, please visit