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Hotline Focus 08/08

Date: 
08/18/2008
Author: 
DTA

Food Stamp medical expense deductions for elderly and disabled recipients: Medical expenses do not need to have been paid yet in order to qualify as deductible; hearing aids are deductible; choice of deducting all expenses in one month or averaging larger one-time over rest of certification period. (See also DTA Transitions of August 2012 on averaging one-tome medical expenses).  

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