Tag Archives: Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals

Family Caregiver

Today TaxMama® hears from KP in the TaxQuips Forum, with this question.  “My sister-in-law received a 1099-Misc with an amount in box 6 for medical health care payments for providing care for her husband, a veteran receiving VA benefits. I know the amount is taxable to the federal government, but is it subject to social security […]

Sick Humor

The patient receives a letter from the hospital describing what will happen when she arrives. She will be assigned her own personal nurse-advocate. One the nurse’s duties will be to mark the location of the surgery on her body. The other is to ensure that the doctors operate on the correct side or limb – […]

Wisdom of the (S)ages

There will always be death and taxes; however, death doesn’t get worse every year. I am having an out of money experience.

Humor and Heart Disease

      Doncha love surveys? There’s always a study costing millions to tell us something we know instinctively. Here’s one you’ll love.

SB 924: The Bill That Ended Physical Therapy Benefits For CA Seniors

This is a plea from Chris Reed, who is asking for your help. Family, Friends, Current and Former Patients,   Many of you know that I have become heavily involved in the politics of my profession. I am writing to ask your help. We are fighting for our profession right now. I have attached a letter […]

Food and Wine Budgets

The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. On the other hand the French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans.  

Long Term Care Insurance

Today TaxMama® hears from Connie in the TaxQuips Forum with an excellent question. “I have a long term care insurance policy that I took out last year. This insurance is to cover you if you are put in a nursing home or other type of care facility; it is not long term disability insurance. I […]