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H.R. 4618 (115th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a temporary moratorium on certain taxes affecting purchases of prescription medication.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Dec 12, 2017.


This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to temporarily permit tax-favored health savings accounts, Archer Medical Savings Accounts, health flexible spending arrangements, and health reimbursement arrangements to be used to purchase over-the-counter medicine that is not prescribed by a physician. The bill applies during the period beginning on January 1, 2018, and ending on December 31, 2019.