UMB unit sees increase in health savings accounts

A division of bank holding company UMB Financial said today that its number of health savings accounts increased year-over-year by 35 percent.

UMB Healthcare Services said at the conclusion of the 2010 enrollment period its HSAs totaled 182,000.

With the increase, the company said it now services 1.8 million health spending accounts, which besides HSAs include flexible spending accounts and health reimbursement arrangements.