New HSA Limits Announced for 2018; Possible Changes Proposed

New HSA Limits for 2018 Announced

Last week the IRS released the inflation-adjusted limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) in 2018.  The increases for the 2018 are as follows:

 

Annual Contribution

Single:  $2,450

Family:  $6,900

 

HSA Minimum Deductible

Single:  $1,350

Family:  $2,700

 

HSA Maximum Out-of-Pocket Expenses

Single:  $6,650

Family:  $13,300

 

Looking Ahead

If the ACA replacement bill gets passed in the Senate, there could be more changes coming to HSAs.  Under the proposed American Health Care Act, HSAs would benefit with larger contribution caps and a reduction in the early withdrawal penalty for non-medical related items.  Currently, HSA holders face a 20% penalty if they withdraw funds prior to reaching age 65 for non-medical expenses.  Under this new bill, the penalty would go down to 10%.

P&A Group will continue to monitor this and will keep you informed of any new changes.