Aflac Expands Employer Options with Newest Group Disability Product

Latest offering is highly customizable, enabling insureds to create or match any existing plan to meet their personal or family needs

COLUMBUS, Ga., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, is creating a fresh perspective in the marketplace by combining its voluntary benefits experience with true group fundamentals through the launch of its latest group disability product.

"With the introduction of the new group short- and long-term disability products, the depth and breadth of Aflac's offerings on behalf of our policyholders continue to climb," said Stephanie Shields, vice president of Premier Broker Solutions at Aflac. "By adding to our already extensive voluntary plans and value-added services, we are creating value not only for our customers, but also for our broker partners, while meeting the needs of certificate holders and providing an affordable solution for large employers, as well."

Aflac's expansion of its group disability product offerings is highly customizable, allowing insureds to create or match any existing plan to meet their needs. This latest group disability offering is a continuation of Aflac's ongoing strategy to offer relevant products by partnering with a turnkey reinsurer for support and expertise in underwriting and administration.

Aflac seeks to change the benefits conversation by simplifying the message and helping people understand how to choose the protection that is right for them. This latest group disability offering aligns with the company's ongoing commitment to support employees in their time of need and during their recovery journeys.

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About Aflac

When an insured gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For more than six decades, Aflac insurance plans have given insureds the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite. In Japan, Aflac is the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance and insures 1 in 4 households. Aflac insurance products help provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For 12 consecutive years, Ethisphere has recognized Aflac as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. In 2018, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America for the 20th consecutive year and included Aflac on its list of World's Most Admired Companies for the 17th time. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac visit or

Aflac Group products are underwritten by Continental American Insurance Company (CAIC). CAIC's affiliation with the value-added service providers is limited only to a marketing alliance, and CAIC and the value-added service providers are not under any sort of mutual ownership, joint venture or are otherwise related. CAIC makes no representations or warranties regarding the value-added service providers and does not own or administer any of the products or services provided by the value-added service providers. Each value-added service provider offers its products and services subject to its own terms, limitations and exclusions. Value-added services are not available in Idaho or Minnesota. State availability may vary. CAIC, a proud member of the Aflac family of insurers, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aflac Incorporated.

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