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eryckjr2
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I have an UNPAID $5,000 deductible fee from an ER visit/hospital stay in 2016. Do I claim this?

 
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WillK
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I have an UNPAID $5,000 deductible fee from an ER visit/hospital stay in 2016. Do I claim this?

No, you can only claim the medical expenses that you paid for out of pocket in 2016. If the medical bill is unpaid in 2016 then you cannot deduct it. 

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WillK
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I have an UNPAID $5,000 deductible fee from an ER visit/hospital stay in 2016. Do I claim this?

No, you can only claim the medical expenses that you paid for out of pocket in 2016. If the medical bill is unpaid in 2016 then you cannot deduct it. 

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