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H.R. 2878: Homecare for Seniors Act


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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 May 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.