How to Use Your Health Savings Account
Contributing to your Health Savings Account (HSA) is easy and convenient. HSA Bank provides multiple ways for you to make a contribution to your account.
Payroll Deductions – If you have a health plan through your employer, you may be able to make pre-tax contributions to your HSA from your paycheck. Contact your employer for more information about this option.
It’s easy to pay for IRS-qualified healthcare expenses with your HSA. We offer several convenient options to pay for current or future healthcare expenses, which include deductibles, co-insurance, prescriptions, vision, dental care, and more. For more information on IRS-qualified medical expenses, click here.
An HSA is a unique tax-advantaged account that can be used for current or future healthcare expenses. To pay for a service or make a purchase, you need to have the available funds in your account.
Use Your Health Benefits Card – Your HSA Bank Health Benefits Debit Card provides access to your HSA funds at point-of-sale with signature or PIN1. HSA Bank limits point-of-sale debit card transactions to medical merchants. Debit card transactions are limited to your current balance2.
You can designate an authorized signer and request a debit card for them at any time on the Member Website.
Did you know that you can pay yourself back from your HSA for IRS-qualified medical expenses that were paid out of pocket? We offer multiple options for accessing your funds.
HSA Bank Health Benefits Debit Card – You can use your HSA Bank Health Benefits Debit Card at an ATM4 to reimburse yourself for eligible expenses paid out-of-pocket (a transaction fee may apply).Note: When withdrawing HSA funds from an ATM, be sure to select the "checking" option (not savings) when asked the type of account you are withdrawing from.
Online Transfer – On HSA Bank’s Member Website, you can transfer funds from your HSA to an external bank account, such as a personal checking or savings account. There is a daily transfer limit of $2,500 to safeguard against fraudulent activity.
Checks – Use your HSA Bank checks to reimburse yourself for an IRS-qualified medical expense already incurred. Simply write a check from your HSA to yourself and deposit it into your external personal checking or savings account.
Note: You will be able to reimburse yourself for IRS-qualified medical expenses that you incur from the establishment date of your HSA. For example, if your HSA establishment date is January 1, you can reimburse yourself for expenses incurred on or after that date.