Re: [IP] Medical Expense Drduction: Change for 2013
Register your support for current legislation to cover CGMs with Medicare!
this link should take you to the Open Congress web site that will let you
register your support (or not) for HR 3710, which proposes CGMs be
considered durable medical equipment and eligible for Medicare coverage.
Thanks and spread the word and link to all your friends.....
On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 9:17 AM, Jerry Smith <email @ redacted>wrote:
> I am about to post on another boring topic that has nothing to do with
> Medicare CGM Coverage.
> Yesterday I finished filing my 2013 Federal Tax Return, Form 1040, with
> itemized Medical Expense Deduction on Schedule A. For those of you born
> January 1, 1949, your deduction is limited to everything in excess of 10%.
> 2012 and prior years the limitation was 7.5%. For those of us 65 and
> we will continue to use the 7.5% exclusion until Tax Year 2017.
> I don't want to get into a political discussion about why this was changed.
> This change was included in the comprehensive Affordable Care Act which was
> passed in 2010. My only comment is that this a strange way to fund
> 'affordable' health care.
> Happy Tax Filing to all IPers. Don't forget to include your contributions
> Insulin Pumpers on Schedule A. Michael needs our support and there is a
> Jerry Smith
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