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Question of the Month

By Karen Hsu, Director of Compliance at United Benefit Advisors
  Jul 26, 2018 12:52:33 PM

shutterstock_349234109Q.For a high deductible health plan (HDHP) to qualify for health savings account (HSA) eligibility, what is the minimum amount that an embedded individual deductible can be?

A.For 2018, the embedded individual deductible must be at least $2,700. For an HDHP to qualify for HSA eligibility, an individual with family coverage would need to satisfy the required minimum annual deductible for family  HDHP coverage (which is at least $2,700 for 2018) before any amounts are paid from the HDHP.

Topics: High Deductible Health Plans, HSA, health savings account, HDHPs