NU Online News Service, March 7, 2003, 11:31 a.m. EST – CNA Financial Inc., Chicago, has introduced Group Benefits for Small Business, a standardized group life and group disability program for employers with four to 50 employees.

The program gives small employers some choice about maximum coverage amounts, elimination periods, waiting periods and benefit periods, CNA says.

Employers can also choose whether to pay for the benefits for themselves or have employees pay for the coverage.