NU Online News Service, Sept. 10, 3:46 p.m. – Benefit Partners, Omaha, Neb., has introduced the Scheduled Benefit Dental family of dental plans.

Benefit Partners designed the plans for employer-paid group dental programs and voluntary, employee-paid programs.

The plans hold down prices by paying a specified amount for each covered service regardless of the retail price set by the dentist, Benefit Partners says.

Benefit Partners is a unit of Jefferson-Pilot Corp., Greensboro, N.C.