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What does "Approved but outside of your benefits" mean?

Congrats! It means that you've maximized your reimbursement allowance for the period.

If you see transactions crossed out in your JOON dashboard with a message stating: Approved but outside of your benefits, don't fret!

It does not mean your transaction isn't valid. Quite the opposite! This means that you've already reached your full reimbursement allowance for the month. Any additional purchases within your benefit categories may be "approved" but won't increase your reimbursement.

For example, let's say your monthly allotment on Health & Wellness is $75 and you have a gym membership that was approved for $100 at the beginning of the month - you have met your $75 monthly reimbursement allowance. If you then decide to purchase a yoga class for $15 at the end of the month, that purchase will still be "approved" in your dashboard but since you've already hit your $75 for the month, it is "outside your benefits" so you will not be reimbursed anything beyond the $75.