Extraordinary Medical Expense Law and Legal Definition
An extraordinary medical expense is generally an expense for medical needs that is above a certain amount or not covered by insurance. Precise definitions vary by federal and state laws, and by entity.
The following is an example of a state law governing extraordinary medical expenses in the context of child support:
Any extraordinary medical expenses should be added to the basic child support obligation. Extraordinary medical expenses are uninsured expenses in excess of $100.00 for a single illness or condition. Extraordinary medical expenses shall include, but not be limited to, such costs as are reasonably necessary for orthodontia, dental treatment, asthma treatment, physical therapy, and any uninsured chronic health problem. At the discretion of the Court, professional counseling or psychiatric therapy for diagnosed mental disorders may also be considered as an extraordinary medical expense.
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