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QSEHRA Contribution Limits Increase for 2018

QSEHRA contribution limits for 2018

It is always amusing when the Service has a statutory deadline, like the October 1 deadline to provide QSEHRA participants written notice of their benefit, and releases helpful information weeks after said deadline.

The IRS released the 2018 QSEHRA guidelines through Revenue Procedure 2017-58 on October 19, 2017. Luckily, HRA Plan Docs computed the increase from CPI in August so our clients were able to provide accurate employee notices.

The 2018, QSEHRA contribution limits increased $200 annually for self-only employees and  $250 annually for employees with a family. An increase of roughly $16.66 per month for self-only employees and $20.83 for employees with a family. See the chart below for details:

The maximum monthly allowance for 2017 Plans

Employee Only$412.50
Employee w/ Dependent(s)$833.33

The maximum monthly allowance for 2018 Plans

Employee Only$420.83
Employee w/ Dependent(s)$854.17


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