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Can you deduct medical fees if they were filled outside the

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Can you deduct medical fees for prescriptions if they were filled outside the US?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 8 months ago.

Yes - these are deductible on your US tax return.

To claim such deduction - use schedule A line 1.

If you paid in a foreign currency - you would need to convert to USD on the date expenses were paid.

Let me know if you need any help with reporting?