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2012 Health Savings Account (HSA) Guidelines

Written by: PeopleKeep Team
June 3, 2011 at 10:56 AM

The 2012 Health Savings Account (HSA) guidelines have changed from 2011.

High Deductible Health Plan (HSA Qualified)2012 HSA Guidelines

In 2012, a “high deductible health plan” will still be defined as a health plan with an annual deductible at least $1,200 for self-only coverage or $2,400 for family coverage.

The annual out-of-pocket expenses (deductibles, co-payments, and other amounts, but not premiums) do not exceed $6,050 for self-only coverage or $12,100 for family coverage.

2012 Annual HSA Contribution Limits

    • $3,100 for an individual with self-only coverage

    • $6,250 for an individual with family coverage

For more information, please see IRS document Rev. Proc. 2011-32     



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Topics: Health Savings Accounts, HSA

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