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IRS Announces Increased 2018 HSA Index Figures

On May 4, 2017 the IRS released the new Health Savings Account (HSA) index figures for 2018. The 2018 amounts includes increases for all index figures.

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-2017-37 for the text of the 2018 index figures.

2018 Health Savings Account Index Figures

  2017 2018
Minimum deductible amounts for the qualifying high-deductible health plan (HDHP)
Individual coverage $1,300 $1,350
Family coverage $2,600 $2,700
Maximum contribution levels
Individual coverage $3,400 $3,450
Family coverage $6,750 $6,900
Catch-up contribution allowed for those 55 and over $1,000 $1,000
Maximums for HDHP out-of-pocket expenses
Individual coverage $6,550 $6,650
Family coverage $13,100 $13,300

Link to RP-2017-37.

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