American Republic Insurance Company and World Insurance Company have picked Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company to supply a provider network and manage patient care.[@@]

American Republic, Des Moines, Iowa, and World, Omaha, Neb., each insure the health of about 60,000 individuals through individual, family and small group policies, according to Great-West, Greenwood Village, Colo.

Great-West is a unit of the Power Corp. of Canada, Montreal.