TITLE

Providers spice competition on voluntary benefits

AUTHOR(S)
Elswick, Jill
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Sep2002, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that employers have options for adding voluntary insurance products to their benefit plans. Approaches that could be used by plan sponsors; Strength of MetLife; List of insurance products in the market; Clients of YouDecide.
ACCESSION #
7204261

 

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