Summary: H.R.2878 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2878. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.