H.R.2878 - Homecare for Seniors Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 05/21/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/21/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2878 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/21/2019)
Homecare for Seniors Act
This bill allow tax-exempt 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.