i am agree with all my friends as this is in the books.
Here i want to talk something practically. When FBT was introdced with Finance Act, 2005 many companies started doing tax planning for their employees. In that they use to provide reimbursement to save employees from tax burden, medical reimbursement became the part of this tax planning.
In this they use to give fixed amount of Rs. 1250 pm as part of salary and deducte FBT paid by them. Here also i think the case is similar. They are giving Rs. 15000 in 12 monthly installments. According to me this is correct, if employee furnish the medical bills.
I have not touched medical allowances as they are taxable
Do correct me if im wrong.