NU Online News Service, Nov. 3, 2003, 4:42 p.m. EST – Gerber Life Insurance Company, White Plains, N.Y., has awarded a five-year business services contract to Antares Management Solutions, Westlake, Ohio.

The value of the contract was not immediately available.

Antares, a unit of Medical Mutual of Ohio, Cleveland, will handle claims administration and customer service backup for members of Gerber Life Medicare supplement plans.

Gerber Life is a unit of Gerber Products Company, Parsippany, N.J., which, in turn, is a unit of Novartis A.G., Basel, Switzerland.