IRS Pressed To Waive Enforcement Until Congress Extends HSA Telehealth Policy

By Amy Lotven / December 22, 2021 at 12:13 PM
The stakeholders who launched a fierce lobbying blitz for Congress to extend a CARES Act provision on pre-deductible telehealth coverage before it expires on Dec. 31 are now asking the IRS to waive enforcement until Congress is able to tackle the issue in the new year. Under current law, plans can only offer preventative and certain chronic care management services pre-deductible to workers enrolled in high-deductible health plans (HDPHs) linked to health savings accounts (HSAs). The CARES Act provision allowed...

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