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H.R.2688: PATIENT's Health Care Act of 2013

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Sponsor Dennis Ross, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced July 15, 2013
Latest Major Action July 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Providing Accountability and Transparency to Incentivize Economically Necessary Transitions in Health Care Act of 2013 or the PATIENT's Health Care Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to health savings accounts (HSAs), to:

  • allow a new tax deduction for premiums paid for a high deductible health care plan;
  • repeal the requirement that an individual making a tax deductible contribution to an HSA be covered by a high deductible health care plan;
  • increase the maximum HSA contribution level;
  • allow Medicare beneficiaries to contribute to an HSA;
  • allow a rollover of HSA amounts to a Medicare Advantage Medical Savings Account (MSA);
  • allow a transfer of a flexible spending arrangement balance to an HSA upon separation from employment;
  • allow payments of high deductible health plan premiums from HSAs;
  • repeal the prohibition against payment of over-the-counter drugs from HSAs, Archer M...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 15, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
July 15, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means