Summary: H.R.5936 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5936. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/29/2010)

Restoring Assistance for Families' and Seniors' Health Expenses Act of 2010 - Repeals provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that: (1) increase from 7.5% to 10% the adjusted gross income threshold for claiming the tax deduction for medical expenses; (2) restrict payments from health savings accounts, medical savings accounts, and health flexible spending arrangements for medications solely to prescription drugs or insulin; (3) increase to 20% the penalty for distributions from a health savings or Archer medical savings account not used for qualified medical expenses; and (4) limit to $2,500 the annual salary reduction contribution to a health flexible spending arrangement under a cafeteria plan.

Amends PPACA to treat a high deductible health plan as a qualified health plan under such Act.