Industry: Life/Health Insurance
CEO: Roy T. K. Thung
Description: Independence Holding Co. engages in underwriting, administering and distributing group & individual specialty products, including disability, supplemental health, pet, and group life insurance through its subsidiaries. It operates through the following segments: Medical Stop-Loss, Specialty Health, Group Disability, and Individual Accident and Health, and Other. The Medical Stop-Loss segment are short-duration and accounted for based on actuarial estimates of the amount of loss inherent in that period's claims or open claims for prior periods, including losses incurred for claims that have not been reported. The Specialty Health segment is the liability for policy benefits and claims for fully insured medical and dental business and are established using historical claim development patterns. The Group Disability segment is comprised of long term disability and disability benefits law. The Individual Accident and Health and Other segment is a combination of closed lines of business as well as certain small existing lines. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.