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H.R. 5452 (114th): Native American Health Savings Improvement Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 22, 2016 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5452

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 22, 2016

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit individuals eligible for Indian Health Service assistance to qualify for health savings accounts.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Native American Health Savings Improvement Act.

2.

Individuals eligible for Indian Health Service assistance not disqualified from health savings accounts

(a)

In general

Section 223(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(D)

Special rule for individuals eligible for assistance under Indian Health Service programs

For purposes of subparagraph (A)(ii), an individual shall not be treated as covered under a health plan described in such subparagraph merely because the individual receives hospital care or medical services under a medical care program of the Indian Health Service or of a tribal organization.

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2016.

Passed the House of Representatives June 21, 2016.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk