The Hartford Financial Services Group (Hartford) has enhanced HartfordOnline, its Web site for retirement plan sponsors and participants. The new services include electronic file submission, electronic remission of payments, and a plan sponsor toolbox.
AnnuityNet, Inc. (Herndon, VA), and Charlotte, NC-based Wachovia Insurance Agency, Inc., owner of Info-One/ VARDS, will combine the two companies' annuity services and technology into a single company, known initially as AnnuityNet/VARDS.
When the annual benefit renewal season kicks off in October, employees will now be able to enroll online for CIGNA (Philadelphia) group voluntary life, accident or disability benefits.
UCLIC PICKS IPIPELINE
Cincinnati-based Union Central Life Insurance Co will electronically distribute its life and annuity products to wholesalers and agents through iPipeline's (Exton, PA) Web-based services.
Medical and dental practices with patients carrying Columbia, SC-based BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina insurance can now download and print remittances from the Internet.