Aflac Incorporated

Traded asNYSE: AFL S&P 500 component
IndustryInsurance Human resources services
FoundedNovember 17, 1955; (as American Family Life Insurance Company of Columbus)
FoundersJohn Amos Paul Amos Bill Amos
HeadquartersAflac Building Columbus, Georgia, U.S.
Area servedUnited States, Japan
ProductsSupplemental health & life insurance
  • In the U. S. , 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 “provides financial protection to more than 50 million people worldwide”.


  • Aflac operates in the United States and Japan
  • The company now offers several types of insurance policies in the United States, including the following:
    • Accident
    • Cancer/Specified Disease
    • Dental
    • Hospital Confinement Indemnity
    • Hospital Confinement Sickness Indemnity
    • Hospital Intensive Care
    • Life
    • Lump Sum Cancer
    • Lump Sum Cancer Critical Illness
    • Specified Health Event
    • Short Term Disability
    • Vision
  • Aflac also offers un-reimbursed medical, dependent day-care, and transportation flexible spending accounts.
  • The company additionally offers human resources services for HIPAA and COBRA.

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