UMB and Partner for HSA Account Holders

June 18, 2008 ( - UMB Healthcare Services, a division of UMB Financial Corporation, and, inc. have partnered to provide UMB Health Savings Account (HSA) holders with HSA-eligible products and services.

According to a press release, the UMB HSA account access Web site provides a direct link to the HSA store on where account holders will have access to HSA-eligible products and services. Purchases will be tracked automatically and consumers will be provided with an HSA-only receipt.

Additional resources are also provided to help Consumer-Directed Healthcare Plan (CDHP) users record expenses for tax purposes, and UMB HSA account holders will receive special offers for savings from, the announcement said.

“Unlike brick-and-mortar stores, the online retail environment is uniquely qualified to provide a convenient solution with eligible products as well as record keeping services for HSA account holders,” said David Lonczak, vice president and chief marketing officer,, in the release.

HSA and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) stores are available at and . In addition to shopping for over-the-counter items, customers may also purchase prescriptions from the fully-licensed, U.S.-based pharmacy, and purchase contact lenses from .

More about UMB Healthcare Services is at .