IRS Releases HSA Contribution Maximums for 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released Revenue Procedure 2017-37, which adjusts the limits on contributions to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for 2018 based on inflation. The updated limits are listed below:

  Coverage Level 2017 2018
HSA Contribution Amounts Individual $3,400 $3,450
Family $6,750 $6,900
>55 Catch-Up $1,000 $1,000
Minimum HDHP Deductible Amounts Individual $1,300 $1,350
Family $2,600 $2,700
Maximum Out of Pocket HDHP Amounts Individual $6,550 $6,650
Family $13,100 $13,300

These new limits will go into effect in calendar year 2018. These limits reflect current law, and are subject to change. HR Knowledge will monitor communications from the IRS and provide updates if necessary.

Next Steps for Employers:

  1. Note the new 2018 limits: Employers should update their plan documents with the new IRS limits.
  2. Notify HR Knowledge of all plan changes so we may capture these changes on your benefits-at-a-glance and other important documents by emailing our benefit support team.

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