Deductible Medical Expenses

Abortion (legal)

Acupuncture

Adopted child, medical expenses of

Alcoholism, treatment of

Ambulance

Animals (guide animals, seeing-eye dogs,
hearing aid animals, etc.)

Autoette (three-wheeled vehicle for the disabled)

Birth control pills

Breast reconstructive surgery following mastectomy for cancer treatment

Capital improvements to home prescribed for medical reasons (only excess of cost over increase in home's value)

Car with handicap controls or equipped to accommodat passengers in wheelchairs (to the extent of the cost of special controls and equipment)

Childbirth preparation classes (mother)

Chiropractors

Christian Science treatment

Contact lenses, saline solution, enzyme cleaner

Contraceptives, prescriptive

Cosmetic surgery (only for procedures that
correct a congenital defect,
personal injury, or a disfiguring disease)

Crutches

Dental Fees

Dentures

Diabetic supplies

Diagnostic fees

Diapers (disposable), used because of
severe neurological disease

Doctors

Domestic aid (type that would be
rendered by a nurse)

Drug addiction, treatment for

Drugs, prescription
(including alleviation of nicotine withdrawal)

Dyslexia, language training

Egg donor costs, including legal fees,
hospital, transportation

Eye examination

Fluoride device (on advice of dentist)

Glasses

Health club dues (prescribed by
physician for a medical condition)

Health maintenance organization

Hearing aid

Hospital care, in-patient

In vitro fertilization

Insulin

Insurance premiums (medical - except
coverage of unnecessary cosmetic surgery)

Iron lung

Laboratory fees

Laetrile (legal use)

Laser eye surgery to correct vision

Lead paint, removal of

Hospital services

Limbs, artificial

Lodging (limit of $50 per night per person)

Long-term care services for the chronically ill

Nursing home (medical reasons)

Nursing services

Obstetrical expenses

Operations (legal - except
unnecessary cosmetic surgery)

Optometrists

Orthodontia

Orthopedic shoes (excess cost)

Osteopaths

Oxygen equipment for breathing difficulty

Physical examination

Prosthesis

Psychiatric care

Psychologists

Psychotherapists

Radial keratotomy (corrective eye surgery)

Reclining chair (cardiac patient)

Remedial reading

Retirement home, lifetime medical care

Sanitarium rest home, cost of if for medical, educational, or rehabilitative reasons

Schools to alleviate medical condition

Sexual dysfunction, treatment of

Smoking-cessation programs

Sterilization operation (legal)

Teeth, articifical

Telephone, specially equipped for the deaf

Television closed caption decoder for the deaf

Transplant, donor's expenses

Transportation, essentially and primarily for medical care

Vasectomy (legal) and reversal

Visual alert system for the hearing impaired

Weight reduction program to treat obesity or a specific problem directly associated to excessive weight

Wheelchair

X-ray

RETURN TO MAIN PAGE