Benefit Network Posts Voluntary Plan Calculator

February 24, 2004 ( - The Benefit Network is providing a calculator for human resources managers and insurance agents to project the savings from implementing voluntary programs.

The Benefit Network also has an informative page entitled “How to Select a Voluntary Carrier”. In the face of escalating health plan co-pays and deductibles, t he evaluation tools are being made available as employers are looking to offer employee-paid programs to increase the benefits offered by the employer without much outlay since the programs are paid for by the employee via payroll deduction, according to a news release.

The free calculator can be downloaded at .