S.1989 – Primary Care Enhancement Act of 2015

S.1989 – Primary Care Enhancement Act of 2015

Last Updated: February 19, 2016

To improve access to primary care services.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled …

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Primary Care Enhancement Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Treatment of direct primary care service arrangements.

(a) In general.—Section 223(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:


Part 1: Summary of Hatch-Paulsen “Gold Standard” HSA Bill.

“(6) TREATMENT OF DIRECT PRIMARY CARE SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS.—An arrangement under which an individual is provided ongoing primary care services in exchange for a fixed periodic fee which is not billed to any third party on a fee for service basis—

“(A) shall not be treated as a health plan for purposes of paragraph (1)(A)(ii), and

“(B) shall not be treated as insurance for purposes of subsection (d)(2)(B).”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.


SOURCE: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/1989/text?q={%22search%22%3A[%22direct+primary+care+enhancement+act+2015%22]}&resultIndex=1

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