PBS NewsHour

What’s at stake if Congress kills the medical deduction

Clip: 12/11/2017 | 5m 46s Video has closed captioning.

Consumer groups are worried that the tax deduction for medical expenses could be killed by the Republican tax overhaul. How does the deduction work, and who would be affected if it gets scrapped? Lisa Desjardins talks to Cristina Martin Firvida of AARP, an organization that is lobbying lawmakers to keep the deduction.

Aired: 12/11/17

Rating: NR

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