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) is the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, founded in 1955 and based in MidTown Columbus, Georgia. In the United States, Aflac underwrites a wide range of insurance policies, but is perhaps best known for its payroll deduction insurance coverage, which pay cash benefits when a policyholder has a covered accident or illness. In Japan, the company is the second largest insurer overall and the largest life insurer, and 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 employs many people in Columbus and its other locations. Aflac has one of the largest field forces with over 7,500 agents in the U.S. In 2009 Aflac acquired Continental American Insurance Company to expand its coverage beyond voluntary benefits alone. == History ==The company was founded by three brothers, John Amos, Paul Amos, and Bill Amos, in Midtown Columbus, Georgia, in 1955 as American Family Life Insurance Company of Columbus. In 1964, the company name was changed to American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus. The company, in 1990, adopted the Aflac initialism, although the official name of the underwriting subsidiary remains American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus. - Source: Wikipedia

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