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<< Dr. has referred us to a physician 100 miles from home for a few days of tests.
Are the motel & meals deductible as medical expense;? >>

Meals are not deductible. The lodging is deductible, within limits, if the physician is seeing you "in a licensed hospital or in a medical care facility related to, or the equivalent of, a licensed hospital." If deductible, lodging is limited to $50 per person per day.

You can get more information in IRS Publication 502.

Phil Marti
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