- Make tax-deductible contributions, up to the annual contribution limit
- Pay for qualified medical expenses with tax-free withdrawals
- Enjoy the convenience of BB&T 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
- Option for one-time direct transfer from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to your HSA Disclosure 1
- Mutual Fund Investment Sweep available for balances over $3,000 with a minimum transfer of $500 Disclosure 2
- Tiered interest rates
- Easy management with monthly account statements, quarterly for Mutual Fund Investment Sweep option
- Receipt capture and filing for HSA transactions in U by BB&T®
- No minimum balance requirement
- No set-up fee
- No transaction fees
- Monthly maintenance fee of $3 or less, depending on your state of residence Disclosure 3
Learn more about our HSA Pricing Guide (PDF).
Read our HSA Custodial Agreement (PDF).
See all pricing and fees.
To be eligible for a Health Savings Account, you must be covered by a High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Disclosure 4 For 2020, 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 $6,900 for single coverage and $13,800 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 return
- Enrolled in Medicare
The annual maximum HSA contribution limit changes January 1 of each calendar year based on the Consumer Price Index.
2020 annual contribution limits
- Single coverage: $3,550
- Family coverage: $7,100
2019 annual contribution limits
- Single coverage: $3,500
- Family coverage: $7,000
- 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.
After your HSA account reaches a cash balance of $500 in excess of $3,000 (the HSA investment threshold amount), you'll have the opportunity to invest in a set menu of mutual funds by setting up an HSA Mutual Fund Investment Sweep subaccount.
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Learn more about your account, including fees and ways you can avoid them.
See the HSA Custodial Agreement (PDF).
Investment solutions are provided by Truist Bank. Mutual funds and other investments are: not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any other agency of the United States Government, Truist Bank, or any affiliate; not deposits or other obligations of Truist Bank or any affiliate; subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested and any investment gains.
An investor should consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before investing or sending money. This and other important information about the investment company can be found in the fund's prospectus. To obtain more information, please call 888-777-3783 or view a detailed list of all available mutual funds(opens in a new tab), including links to a prospectus for each fund. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.
See the HSA Pricing Guide (PDF) for current applicable fees.
Other criteria may apply. Consult your health insurance provider or tax advisor.
Sales charges are waived for funds held in a BB&T custodial account. As such, the purchase of mutual fund shares through the BB&T Health Savings Account (HSA) feature is exempt from sales charges (no load). An online prospectus for each available mutual fund provides additional information. View a detailed list of all available mutual funds(opens in a new tab), including links to a prospectus for each fund.
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