Disability RMS, a disability risk management firm, has set up a unit that will sell administrative services to employers, brokers and insurers that offer voluntary employee benefit plans.

Disability RMS, Westbrook, Maine, a unit of Assurant Inc., New York (NYSE:AIZ), says it will handle premium billing, certificate and contract issue, and customer service, for voluntary plans.

Lisa Philbrick, a Disability RMS vice president, will run the new division.

Disability RMS has hired 18 people to help staff the division.