Employee Benefits Compliance

Health Savings Account (HSA) and High-Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) Limits Increase for 2023

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2022-24, announcing the 2023 inflation-adjusted limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and High-Deductible Health Plans (HDHP). These limit adjustments are announced annually in June. Other employee benefits plan limits [Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Transportation Fringe Benefit, Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (QSEHRA) and Dependent Care FSA Accounts (DCAP)] are announced annually in the Fall.

Type of Limit20222023Change
HSA Contribution LimitSelf-only$3,650$3,850Up $200
HSA Contribution LimitFamily$7,300$7,750Up $450
HSA Catch-up Contributions (not subject to adjustment for inflation)Age 55 or older$1,000$1,000No change
HDHP Minimum DeductibleSelf-only$1,400$1,500Up $100
HDHP Minimum DeductibleFamily$2,800$3,000Up $200
HDHP Maximum Out-of-pocket Expense Limit  (deductibles, copayments and other amounts, but not premiums)Self-only$7,050$7,500Up $450
HDHP Maximum Out-of-pocket Expense Limit (deductibles, copayments and other amounts, but not premiums)Family$14,100$15,000Up $900

Action May be Required

Employers sponsoring these plans should ensure they use the new limits for their 2023 plan year. These new limits must be reflected in the 2023 plan documents and benefits enrollment materials. Be sure the updated Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC), which is required pursuant to the Affordable Care Act, is updated and provided 60 days prior to the beginning of the plan year, where possible. At a minimum at enrollment time. Employers that allow employees to make pre-tax HSA contributions should update their plan communications for the increased contribution limits before or at the time of enrollment.

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