Home Health, Private Duty

Homecare for Seniors Act introduced, would allow tax-exempt distributions from HSAs for qualified home care

A recently proposed bill would allow tax-exempt distributions from health savings accounts (HSAs) to be used for qualified home care.

The Homecare for Seniors Act was introduced in the Senate on Feb. 10.

It specifies that under qualified home care a contract would offer three or more services for the service recipient, according to the bill.

Services include assistance with eating, assistance with toileting, assisting with transferring, assistance with bathing, assistance with dressing, assistance with continence and medication adherence.

Related link: For more information on the bill visit: https://bit.ly/2VBe8UK.