Cochise County Health Savings Accounts
What is an HSA plan?
It is a Tax-Favored Bank Account that you may pay for qualified medical expenses not covered by your benefit plans, like deductibles, coinsurance, dental and vision expenses.
Who is eligible for an HSA?
Benefits eligible employees that are enrolled in the CCT High Deductible Health Plan. Employees enrolled in the CCT EPO plan or declined CCT health plan coverage are NOT eligible to participate in an HSA.
Can I change my annual election amount?
You can start, stop or change your elected amount anytime during the plan year.
Who makes contributions to a HSA?
The employee, the employer or a third party.
Are there contribution limits?
Annual contribution limits for the current plan year are $3,400 for an individual and $$6,750 for a family. Individuals and/or their spouses over age 55 and not enrolled in Medicare can make an additional $1,000 catch-up contribution annually.
How can I receive HSA claim reimbursement?
A debit card is available that you may use to pay for eligible health care expenses. If you send a manual HSA claim, the required documentation is:
- An explanation of benefits (EOB) that you received for the medical, dental, vision services or pharmacy receipt for which you are filing a claim
What else can I use my HSA for?
You may use your HSA for qualified medical expenses as well as:
- Premiums for long-term care insurance
- Premiums for COBRA
- Premiums for retirement health insurance and/or Medicare premiums
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