NU Online News Service, June 4, 2:45 p.m. – Employers Reinsurance Corporation, Overland Park, Kan., today announced it has selected Renal Disease Management, Inc., Boardman, Ohio, as its preferred provider of disease management services for patients with kidney failure who require dialysis.

Employers Reinsurance Corporation, part of General Electric Company, Fairfield, Conn., is the world’s fourth-largest reinsurer, serving clients in life and health and property and casualty reinsurance as well as commercial insurance.

Renal Disease Management, Inc., is a national disease-management company specializing in treating patients with end-stage renal disease and chronic renal insufficiency. The company partners with health plans to cut costs and improve healthcare outcomes for patients with these diseases. Its clients include Aetna, Inc., Hartford, and Highmark Inc., Pittsburgh.