Independence Holding Co.
| New York Stock Exchange: IHC
Independence Holding Co. operates as a holding company that engages in the life and health insurance business through multiple distribution channels. It provides specialized life and health coverage and related services to commercial customers and individuals. The company operates its business into three reportable segments; Medical Stop-Loss, Fully Insured Health and Group Disability. Its specialties include small group and individual consumer driven health plans, medical stop-loss, short-term medical, dental, vision and specialized life and disability products. The Medical Stop-Loss segment writes nationally excess or stop-loss insurance for self-insured employer groups that desire to manage the risk of large medical claims. The Fully Insured Health segment includes the following lines of business: major medical health plans for small groups, individuals and families, dental/vision, short-term medical, limited medical, pet insurance, and ancillary benefits, such as accident and critical illness plans. The Group Disability segment sells group term life products, including group term life, accidental death and dismemberment 'AD&D', supplemental life and supplemental AD&D and dependent life. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.