House panel approves HSA expansion package that also takes aim at Obamacare taxes

The Ways and Means package focuses on allowing more people to invest in HSAs or expanding the medical services and insurance coverage HSA owners can pay for with their funds. By Susannah Luthi  | July 12, 2018 A key House health panel on Thursday approved a $92 billion package of bills focused on expanding investments in health savings accounts after a fraught two-day hearing that highlighted … Continue reading House panel approves HSA expansion package that also takes aim at Obamacare taxes

DPC HSA News, Update, POLICY | Primary Care Enhancement Act Passes House Ways and Means Committee

By The Direct Primary Care Coalition | JULY 12, 2018 | DPCare.org The Primary Care Enhancement Act, a bipartisan bill by Rep. Eric Paulsen (R-MN) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), passed the House Ways & Means committee by a roll call vote of 26-12 on Wednesday, July 11th. There were also be 10 other pieces of tax/health legislation considered. The markup is the first step in passing the Primary Care Enhancement … Continue reading DPC HSA News, Update, POLICY | Primary Care Enhancement Act Passes House Ways and Means Committee

AAPS | At Risk, Legislation Allowing Patients to Use HSAs for DPC

By The AAPS | ENewsletter | Tuesday, July 10, 2018 | 10:50PM Earlier this week we heard the good news that H.R. 365 was finally going to be considered by the House Committee on Ways and Means, bringing the use of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for Direct Patient Care (DPC) one step closer to reality. Then we learned “a few small changes” had been made … Continue reading AAPS | At Risk, Legislation Allowing Patients to Use HSAs for DPC

CNBC, Policy, News: The Trump administration could make fee-based doctors more affordable for seniors

The Trump administration could make fee-based doctors more affordable for seniors Concierge medicine and other fee-based primary care practices make up less than 10 percent of physician practices. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services put out a request for information to health-care providers to see how the Trump administration could help fund access to some fee-based practices for Medicare patients. Medicare has been trying … Continue reading CNBC, Policy, News: The Trump administration could make fee-based doctors more affordable for seniors