General Lab Information

Medical Program

  • Contributions for medical coverage are based on the medical program you elect and the number of people you enroll. Contributions will be increasing from 2021 to 2022, so it is important for you to review the 2022 medical contributions.
  • The maximum amount you can contribute to the Aetna Plan 4 Health Savings Account in 2022 is increasing to $3,150/individual and $6,300/family.
  • Aetna is modifying their prescription drug program, specifically their formulary, effective January 1, 2022. Additional Information

Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Account (HSA)

Any unused 2022 contributions to the Health Care Reimbursement Account on December 31, 2022 will be rolled over for you to use for eligible incurred expenses in 2021. This is a special extension for 2022 due to the pandemic.

The 2022 limits for the Reimbursement Accounts and the HSA are indicated below.

Type Minimum Your Maximum Contribution
Health Care $300/year $2,850/year
Dependent Day Care $300/year $5,000/year if you are married and file a joint tax return or are single. If you are married and file separate income tax returns, the maximum you may contribute is $2,500.
Transit Commuter $25/month $3,240/year but no more than $280/month
Parking $25/month $3,240/year but no more than $280/month
Health Savings Account (HSA) $300/year $3,150/individual or $6,300/family (excludes BSA’s contribution)

Other Programs

The annual limit for the maximum contribution that can be made to the 401(k) plan for 2022 is $20,500. And, if you are age 50 or older, you may contribute an additional $6,500 for catch-up contributions. You can enroll in the 401(k) Plan at any time.

Domestic Partners and Legal Guardianships

We’ve expanded who’s eligible for the plans to include domestic partners and children for whom you have legal guardianship. Additional Information