NU Online News Service, May 3, 2005, 3:17 p.m. EDT

Beneficial Financial Group Insurance Company has agreed to bundle world emergency services from Assist America Inc. with its group life plans.[@@]

Benefit Financial, Salt Lake City, will include travel assistance services from Assist America, Princeton, N.J., with all new and existing group life policies, Assist America says.

Assist America services include medical consultation services, referrals to English-speaking doctors, hospital admission guarantees, emergency medical evacuations, help with lost luggage and emergency trauma counseling.