DMS contracts with ACE Tempest Life Reinsurance Ltd. (“ACE”) for additional block of Group LTD claims

DMS has entered into an agreement with ACE Tempest Life Reinsurance Ltd. (“ACE”) to assume responsibility for the management of an additional block of Group LTD claims totaling approximately 1,500 claims reinsured by ACE. In addition to claims management responsibilities, beginning in 2008, DMS will assume reinsurance pool administration, financial reporting and actuarial support functions for the ACE block of business. The claims will be administered in the company’s Springfield office. The addition of the ACE claims brings DMS’ total LTD and Association disability claims under management to approximately 3,000.