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H.R. 6199: Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6199 provides relief from the Affordable Care Act tax on over-the-counter medications and modernizes health savings accounts (HSAs). A section-by-section of the bill is below:

Sec 1. Short Title; Table of Contents

Sec. 2. First Dollar Coverage Flexibility for High Deductible Health Plans Health plans can provide coverage for services before the deductible is met up to $250 a year for an individual and $500 a year for family coverage. This change will allow insurers to provide coverage for and incentivize the use of high-value services that can ...

Sponsor and status

Lynn Jenkins

Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2018
Length: 22 pages
Introduced:

Jun 22, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 25, 2018

This bill passed in the House on July 25, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

35% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 22, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jul 11, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 19, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 19, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6199 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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