Unum Group, a provider of employee benefits products and services, has expanded the availability of its next-generation benefits offering, Simply Unum, to 41 states across the US.

Designed specifically for small to mid-size businesses, Simply Unum provides a base of group disability and life insurance coupled with voluntary benefits.

Unum said that with more than 28,000 product combinations possible, an employer can offer benefit options that meet the specific needs of their workforce at a price that doesn’t strain the bottom line. It operates on a single technology platform, creating one path from benefit package design to quoting to enrollment to ongoing billing and administration.

Mike Simonds, senior vice president of product development and marketing and chief marketing officer for Unum US, said: Across the benefits industry, the needs of small to mid-size companies are driving a focus on flexible benefits choices. Simply Unum offers these choices in a package that provides effective education to employees, keeps plan administration simple and costs contained.