NU Online News Service, July 9, 5:30 p.m. – The National Federation of Independent Business, Nashville, Tenn., says it has given Fortis Health, Milwaukee, a unit of Fortis Inc., exclusive rights to sell health insurance to its 600,000 members.

Fortis will sell individual coverage, small group coverage, medical savings accounts, short-term insurance and ancillary products such as dental coverage to NFIB members through J.L. Barnes Group, Warrenville, Ill., a long-time Fortis managing general agency.