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H.R. 3565: Veterans Health Savings Account Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 27, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3565

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 27, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Harris, Mrs. Rodgers of Washington, and Mr. Gohmert) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that eligibility to contribute to health savings accounts is not affected by receipt of, or payment for, hospital care or medical services under any law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for both service connected and non-service connected disabilities to include hospital care medical services and extended care services.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Health Savings Account Act.

2.

Eligibility for health savings account not affected by receipt of or payment for hospital care or medical services under any law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

(a)

In general

Subparagraph (C) of section 223(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended to read as follows:

(C)

Special rule for individuals eligible for certain veterans benefits

An individual shall not fail to be treated as an eligible individual for any period merely because the individual receives hospital care or medical services, or such care or services is paid for, under any law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall apply to months beginning after December 31, 2018.