Health Savings Account (HSA) 101

Who is eligible for a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

Generally, you may contribute to an HSA only if you have a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). If you no longer have an HDHP but still have HSA funds, you can still use those dollars at any time to pay for qualified medical expenses so long as you are not contributing.

2022 Minimum HDHP Deductible

For 2022, the minimum annual deductible for a HDHP is:

  • $1,400 for self-only coverage
  • $2,800 for family coverage

2023 Minimum HDHP Deductible

For 2023, the minimum annual deductible for a HDHP is:

  • $1,500 for self-only coverage
  • $3,000 for family coverage

Other Considerations

To be eligible for an HSA, you must also meet the following criteria:

  • You are not covered by another health plan
  • You are not eligible to be claimed as a dependent on another person’s tax return
  • You are not entitled to Medicare benefits

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