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You can use serious health issues as reasonable cause for not filing your tax return or requesting more time to gather your documents but eventually it is still your responsibility for what's on your return.
Medical bills can be deducted as part of your itemized deduction if certain conditions are met but there's no exception for not complying with IRS rules.
Why are you being audited?
Unless you can prove that at the time of filing your return you were mentally unstable or not well, for instance you had a medical condition or medications that affected your memory or rational thinking, than there's no exception. Unfortunately your current medical condition has nothing to do with 2013 tax return.
If the result of the audit is balance due that you cannot afford or pay, you can request installment payments or do offer in compromise. IRS will evaluate your financial situation and decide to accept it or not.
I am sorry about your medical issues. You will be able to deduct all your medical expenses, including mileage to and from medical facility plus overnight stays on your federal and most likely on your state return as well. If you are not already collecting social security disability, with your medical condition you will qualify. That's about all help you will be able to get from IRS.
If you need more time to prepare for audit, your medical condition is reasonable cause for requesting more time.
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