NU Online News Service, June 25, 2003, 4:51 p.m. EDT – Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif., has agreed to use the Web-based benefits distribution system run by BenefitPoint Inc., San Francisco, to distribute health coverage in California.

Kaiser-Permanente’s regional offices will use the system to reach brokers and consultants who handle large and midsize employer groups, BenefitPoint says.