Programs and Services

Medical Expense and Attendant Care Expense Deduction

  • Financial Assistance

Applies to individuals who have sustained significant medical expenses for themselves or certain dependants.

  • Claim allowable medical expenses paid in any 12- month period
  • Claim all amounts paid, even if they were not paid in Canada
  • Cannot claim any expense for which they have been or can be reimbursed
  • For information about how to claim medical expenses, see the General Income Tax and Benefit Guide and the and territorial pages of the forms book.
  • If medical treatment is not available locally, a person may be able to claim the cost of travelling to get the treatment somewhere else

For more information:

Phone: 1-800-959-8281 (Toll-free) or 1-800-665-0354 (TTY)

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Disclaimer: The MS Society is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions. For specific information and advice, please consult your personal physician. Read our full privacy policy.

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