US HB6813 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Introduced on September 13 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-09-13 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Pending: House Ways And Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Homecare for Seniors Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow distributions from health savings accounts (HSAs) to be used for qualified home care. "Qualified home care" includes a contract to provide three or more of the following services in the residence of the service recipient: assistance with eating, assistance with toileting, assistance with transferring, assistance with bathing, assistance with dressing, assistance with continence, and medication adherence. The Department of Health and Human Services must carry out a campaign to increase public awareness of the in-home service expenses that are eligible for tax-free distribution from HSAs.

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Title

Homecare for Seniors Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-09-13HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2018-09-13HouseIntroduced in House

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