IRS Announces Health Savings Account Contribution Limits for 2018
In Revenue Procedure 2017-37, the IRS has set the Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution limits for 2018 as shown below. The HSA contribution limits, High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) out-of-pocket maximums and the HDHP minimum required deductibles all increase slightly. Here are the details:
- HSA Contribution Limits: The 2018 annual HSA contribution limit for individuals with self-only HDHP coverage is $3,450 (a $50 increase from 2017), and the limit for individuals with family HDHP coverage is $6,900 (a $150 increase from 2017).
- HDHP Minimum Required Deductibles: The 2018 minimum annual deductible for self-only HDHP coverage is $1,350 and for family HDHP coverage is $2,700. Both amounts have increased slightly from 2017 limits.
- HDHP Out-of-Pocket Maximum: The 2018 maximum limit on out-of-pocket expenses (including items such as deductibles, co-payments, and co-insurance, but not premiums) for self-only HDHP coverage is $6,650 (a $100 increase from 2017), and the limit for family HDHP coverage is $13,300 (a $200 increase from 2017).
2018 HSA Contribution Limits
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