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Medical expenses on chronic medication

Posted 26 April 2016 under Tax Questions



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Herbie says:
25 April 2016 at 15:33

Are payments by Medical Aid Funds for medical expenses incurred ( eg. Chronic medication) on behalf of a member treated as qualified medical expenses

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
26 April 2016 at 9:57

Qualified medical expenses are those medical costs that you pay yourself that are not reimbursed by your medical aid. They have to be payments to a registered health practitioner (e.g.. Doctor, nurse, etc) or for prescription medicines.

Read our blog on Medical expenses for further background.


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