Interesting. And yours is the sort where you keep the money at the end of the year?
Admittedly, I nearly never make a transaction like that. Our spendier meds are usually mail order, and when we get a local prescription we usually pay with a regular card, because we’re trying to hoard those HSA funds.
I was very puzzled at my ability to purchase something at a regular store - which I didn’t realize until I was checking our accounts later. As noted, it was a shoe store and I’m pretty sure they had nothing HSA-eligible for sale.
(side note: we got a communication the other day saying we’d contributed too much and they were refunding it to us. That’s gonna be a mess. I think they mischaracterized the check i sent, repaying money spent incorrectly on two surgeries and that pair of shoes).