Allanand Joan
Returning Member

Does Blue Cross qualify as a private plan and can yearly fees be claimed as a medical expense?

 
Surajth
Level 6

Credits and deductions

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Blue cross also offers private health insurance, and if you are receiving private health insurance, then the following will apply.

 

Employee-paid premiums to a private health services plan are considered qualifying medical expenses and can be claimed by the employee on their income tax and benefit return.

 

Please visit the link provided for further clarifications:

CRA: Private health services plan premiums

TurboTax article Deducting Premiums Paid for a Private Health Insurance Plan

 

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