Residential Treatment Costs – Financial Information
Discovery Ranch for Girls will assist parents with health insurance billing. When the clinical information rises to the level of medical necessity, we have been successful in collecting some insurance money. Please contact an admissions counselor for more details around specific insurance issues. 855-667-9388.
Financial Loan companies we recommend for families:
Optimum Practical Financial is another option we recommend: E: [email protected] P: 866-790-7770 W: www.OptimumPracticeFi.com
Tax Deduction Information
Please provide the following information to your tax advisor so they can assist you in making the proper deduction. You may wish to refer to Internal Revenue Code (Section 213a) for additional information on allowable deduction percentages of expenses related to the care for your son or daughter.
Court examples of rulings that support medical expense deduction related to enrollment in a special school for your child:
–Griesdorf, Lawrence, (1970) 54 TC 1684) Enrollment of a child not cooperating in school and often physically sick related to result of parental divorce and father’s suicide.
–Urbauer, Charles, (1992) TC Memo 1992-170) Enrollment of a 17 yr old with severe behavioral and drug abuse related problems in a college preparatory school program designed to meet the educational and emotional needs of students with problems.
When the proper criteria are met, all tuition (including all food and lodging) and additional expenses including transportation to and from the program should be discussed as a deduction with your tax advisor. Phone calls and other related expenses you incur should also be discussed with your tax advisor.