On June 24, 2019, the President issued an Executive Order directing the Department of the Treasury and the IRS to issue
guidance that expands the ability of HSA-qualifying high-deductible health plans (QHDHPs) to cover low-cost preventive care that helps maintain health status for individuals with chronic conditions before the statutory minimum deductible for QHDHPs
has been met. In response, on July 17, 2019, the Treasury Department and IRS issued Notice 2019-45 expanding the list of
preventive care benefits.
Briefly, the following services and items are treated as preventive care when:
• prescribed to treat an individual diagnosed with the associated chronic condition (as specified in the IRS guidance), and
• prescribed for the purpose of preventing the exacerbation of the chronic condition or the development of a secondary
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