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IRS Announces Increased 2017 HSA Index Figures

On April 28, 2016 the IRS released the new Health Savings Account (HSA) index figures for 2017. The 2017 index includes an increase to the individual contribution limit. The rest of the index figures remain the same as 2016.

The IRS provides this early release to help plan sponsors and participants budget for the upcoming year. See the table below for details and the IRS Revenue Procedure publication (RP-2016-28) for the text of the 2017 index figures.  


2017 Health Savings Account Index Figures
  2016 2017
Minimum deductible amounts for the qualifying high-deductible health plan (HDHP)
Individual coverage $1,300 $1,300
Family coverage $2,600 $2,600
Maximum contribution levels
Individual coverage $3,350 $3,400
Family coverage $6,750 $6,750
Catch-up contribution allowed for those 55 and over $1,000 $1,000
Maximum for HDHP out-of-pocket expenses
Individual coverage $6,550 $6,550
Family coverage $13,100 $13,100


Click here for a chart containing historical HSA index figures dating back to 2004.

Click here to download this update.