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Company nameAflac Incorporated
Company typePublic
(Tyo - 8686)
S&P 500 Component
Industrysupplemental insurance
Founder(s)John Amos
Paul Amos
Bill Amos
HeadquartersColumbus, Georgia, U.S.
Area servedJapan
United States
Key peopleDan Amos
chairman, chief executive
Productssupplemental health
and life insurance
Revenue(+) $18,254 million (2009)
Operating income(+) $2,235 million (2009)
Net income(+) $1,497 million (2009)
Total assets(+) $84,106 million (2009)
Total equity(+) $8,417 million (2009)
Employees8,349 (2009)

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Aflac Incorporated (-enˈæflækpron) is the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, founded in 1955 and based in Columbus, Georgia. In the United States, Aflac underwrites a wide range of insurance policies, but is perhaps more known for its payroll deduction insurance coverage, which pays cash benefits when a policyholder has a covered accident or illness. The company states it insures "one of four Japanese households" and is "the largest life insurer in Japan in terms of individual insurance policies in force". Aflac is also well known for its supplemental medical policies.

Aflac currently is the number one Supplemental Health provider in the U.S., followed closely by Allstate Workplace Division.

Aflac has a field force of over 72,500 agents in the U.S.

In 2009, Aflac acquired Continental American Insurance Company to expand its coverage beyond voluntary benefits alone.

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