Health Savings Account

Benefits

  • Make tax-deductible contributions, up to the annual contribution limit
  • Pay for qualified medical expenses with tax-free withdrawals
  • Enjoy the convenience of Truist Benefits Access debit card
  • Carry over funds in your Health Savings Account (HSA) from year to year
  • Keep your HSA account even if you change jobs

Extras

  • Option for one-time direct transfer from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to your HSA Disclosure1
  • Tiered interest rates
  • Easy management with monthly account statements
  • Receipt capture and filing for HSA transactions in Truist®

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Health Savings Account, you must be covered by a High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)2. For 2021, generally, an HDHP is a health plan with these features:

  • A deductible of at least $1,400 for single coverage and at least $2,800 for family coverage
  • A maximum annual out-of-pocket expense limit for allowed costs not exceeding $7,000 for single coverage and $14,000 for family coverage

Also, you must not be:

  • Covered by any other health plan other than another HDHP (with limited exceptions)
  • Eligible to be claimed as a dependent on another person's tax return3
  • Enrolled in Medicare

Contribution limits

The annual maximum HSA contribution limit changes January 1 of each calendar year based on the Consumer Price Index.

2021 annual contribution limits

  • Single coverage: $3,600
  • Family coverage: $7,200

2020 annual contribution limits

  • Single coverage: $3,550
  • Family coverage: $7,100

Additional information

  • If you're 55 or older at any time during the tax year, you may be eligible to make a catch-up contribution of $1,000 per year
  • Contributions to other HSAs in your name and to the Archer Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs) in your name count toward your contribution limit

Qualified medical expenses

HSA funds can be used to pay for qualified medical expenses that aren't reimbursed by insurance or otherwise reimbursed, including:

  • Medical services (fees and expenses charged by physicians, surgeons, specialists and other health care providers)
  • Dental treatment (including fillings, extractions, braces and x-rays)
  • Eye examinations, glasses, contact lenses, surgery
  • Prescription medicines
  • Psychiatric care

Funds may be used for qualified medical expenses for your spouse or dependents, even if they aren't covered by the High-Deductible Health Plan.