New Plan Limits Announced for HSAs and HDHPs

Posted by BAS - 06 August, 2020

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The IRS released the limits for health savings accounts and high deductible health plans for 2021. These amounts take into account cost-of-living adjustments.

  • HSA Contributions. The annual contribution limit is $3,600 for individuals with self-only HDHP coverage and $7,200 for individuals with family HDHP coverage.
    • This is an increase from 2020 of $50 for self-only coverage and $100 for family coverage
  • HSA catch-up contributions. The maximum catch-up contribution for someone age 55 or older is $1,000
    • This is no change from 2020
  • HDHP Minimum Deductible. The minimum annual deductible is $1,400 for self-only HDHP coverage and $2,800 for family HDHP coverage.
    • This is no change from 2020
  • HDHP Out of Pocket Maximum. The limit on out-of-pocket expenses is $7,000 for self-only HDHP coverage and $14,000 for family HDHP coverage.
    • This is an increase from 2020 of $100 for self-only coverage and $200 for family coverage

These limits are effective starting in 2021 and plans should make sure to administer the new limits properly.

Topics: HR & Benefits Compliance, HR & Benefit Plans, HR & Benefits News


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