The Internal Revenue Service has published the 2009 inflation-adjusted deduction limits for health savings accounts.

For calendar year 2009, the annual limitation on deductions for an individual with self-only coverage under a high-deductible health plan is $3,000. For 2009, the annual limitation on deductions for an individual with family coverage under a high-deductible health plan is $5,950.

For 2009, a high-deductible health plan is defined as a health plan with an annual deductible that is not less than $1,150 for self-only coverage, or $2,300 for family coverage, and the annual out-of-pocket expenses (deductibles, co-payments, and other amounts, but not premiums) do not exceed $5,800 for self-only coverage or $11,600 for family coverage.

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