Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield has agreed to offer 20 no-load mutual funds to health savings account customers starting in 2006.[@@]

Arkansas Blue, Little Rock, Ark., will be getting the Vanguard Group funds from Health Savings Administrators L.L.C., Richmond, Va., Health Savings says.

Health Savings will help develop a crossover claims system as well as providing access to the mutual funds.

Health Savings has been in the health account investment market since 1997, when it was known as Medical Savings Administrators.