2012 HSA Contribution Limits

IRS Announces 2012 Cost-of-Living Changes to HSA Contribution Limits and HDHP Out-of-Pocket Maximums

The IRS has released the 2012 cost-of-living adjustments affecting HSAs. The HSA contribution limits and HDHP out-of-pocket maximums will increase slightly, while the HDHP minimum required deductibles remain unchanged. Here are the details:

HSA Contribution Limits. The 2012 annual HSA contribution limit for individuals with self-only HDHP coverage is $3,100 (a $50 increase from 2011), and the limit for individuals with family HDHP coverage is $6,250 (a $100 increase from 2011).

HDHP Minimum Required Deductibles. The 2012 minimum annual deductible for self-only HDHP coverage remains $1,200 and for family HDHP coverage remains $2,400.

HDHP Out-of-Pocket Maximum. The 2012 maximum limit on out-of-pocket expenses (including items such as deductibles, co-payments, and co-insurance, but not premiums) for self-only HDHP coverage is $6,050 (a $100 increase from 2011), and the limit for family HDHP coverage is $12,100 (a $200 increase from 2011).
For more information go to: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rp-11-32.pdf.