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Section 15 - Medical and Health Expenses

Eye Care

  1. Eye examinations, treatment, or surgery, such as -
     eye examinations     eye treatments     laser surgery
  1. - Purchase or eye glasses or contact lenses, such as -
    contact lenses   contact lens insurance    prescription sunglasses
   eye glasses     kits and equipment
   fittings     warranty expenses


Dental Care

  1. Dental care, such as -
     bridges     braces/Invisalign     root canals
   caps or crowns     fillings     X-rays
   cleanings     extractions     dentures
   teeth whitening in a dental office    implants    cosmetic dentistry


Inpatient Care

  1. Hospital room or hospital services, including -
     anesthetics     injections     operating room
   blood transfusions     intensive care unit     oxygen
   drugs and medicine     laboratory tests     recovery room
   examinations     nursing services     therapy
   treatment rooms     X-rays     any other services

    From facilities, such as --
   general care hospitals     substance abuse hospitals
   psychiatric hospitals     birthing centers

Services by Medical Professionals other than Physicians

  1. All services provided by medical professionals other than physicians, such as -
     acupuncturist     midwife     podiatrist
   chiropractor     medical massage therapist     psychologist
   homeopath     nurse practitioners     substance abuse professionals
   marriage counselor     physical therapist

      Include services provided both inside and outside the home.

Physician Services

  1. All services provided and billed by physicians, such as -
     dermatologist     pediatrician     general practitioner
   psychiatrist     gynecologist     surgeon
   internist     urologist     osteopath
    plastic surgeon    any other type of physicians

Other Medical Care Services

  1. Lab tests or x-rays
     blood tests     X-rays     other type of lab tests
    MRI     CAT scan

      Do not include services received in a hospital as an inpatient or services for eye and dental care

  1. Care in convalescent or nursing homes

      Include all services provided and billed by a convalescent or nursing home.

  1. Care for invalids, convalescents, handicapped, or elderly persons in the home

      Do not include institutional or medical care.

  1. Adult day care centers
  1. Other medical care and services, such as -
     ambulance services     outpatient hospital care     blood donation
   rescue services     emergency room services     dialysis services
    oxygen services

      If medical care is given in outpatient department or emergency room, include -

     allergy shots     cancer treatment     injections
     baby shots     electro cardiogram     physicians check up
     blood pressure check     cardiology test     skin treatment
   broken bones/sprains     hearing test     immunizations

Medicine or Medical Supplies

  1. Hearing aids
  1. Prescription drugs, including -
     medical marijuana     insulin     asthma inhalers      birth control
  1. Purchase or rental of supportive or rehabilitative medical equipment, such as -
     ace bandages     crutches     walkers
     braces     slings     wheelchairs
     canes     splints     whirlpools
   cervical collars    orthotics    power chair/scooter
  1. Purchase or rental of medical or surgical equipment for general use, such as -
     blood pressure kits     ice bags     heating pads
    vaporizers      hot water bottles      pollen masks
    insulin needles      syringes     oxygen
    ostomy supplies      orthopedic appliances (supports)      home defibrillator

      Do not include items such as band-aids, gauze, cotton roll, and cotton balls.

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Last Modified Date: April 7,2016