H. R. 4716
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 17, 2019
Mr. Cox of California (for himself and Ms. Sewell of Alabama) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a safe harbor for high deductible health plans without a deductible for certain inhalers.
This Act may be cited as the
Inhaler Coverage and Access Now Act or as the
I CAN Act.
Safe harbor for high deductible health plans without deductible for certain inhalers
Section 223(c)(2)(C) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—
for preventive care and inserting
for one or more of the following:
by adding at the end the following new clause:
Inhalers for treatment of any chronic lung disease (and any medicine or drug which is delivered through such inhaler for treatment of such disease).
The heading for section 223(c)(2)(C) of such Code is amended by striking
preventive care deductible and inserting
The amendments made by this subsection shall apply to months beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.