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My husband is a US Navy Retired Disabled Vet. He is 100%

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My husband is a US Navy Retired Disabled Vet. He is 100% disabled with the Navy and Social Security.
My question is we had a special bed and it is over 20 years old can we get a sleep number
bed with the adjustments to raise his head and feet tax ded. under medical expense?
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Medical expenses are the costs of diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, and the costs for treatments affecting any part or function of the body.

Medical care expenses must be primarily to alleviate or prevent a physical or mental defect or illness. His doctor would have to write that he is required the bed for his specific treatment or condition.

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