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Short Titles as Introduced

Health Savings Account Expansion Act of 2017

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the permissible use of health savings accounts to include health insurance payments and to increase the dollar limitation for contributions to health savings accounts, and for other purposes.


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Date
01/04/2017Introduced in House

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Date
01/04/2017Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/04/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Ways and Means01/04/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/04/2017)

Health Savings Account Expansion Act of 2017

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for health savings accounts (HSAs) to:

  • increase the maximum contribution amounts,
  • permit the use of HSAs to pay health insurance premiums and direct primary care expenses,
  • repeal the restriction on using HSAs for over-the-counter medications,
  • eliminate the requirement that a participant in an HSA be enrolled in a high deductible health care plan, and
  • decrease the additional tax for HSA distributions not used for qualified medical expenses.