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Last updated July 8, 2009
In 1887, Ameritas was founded as Old Line Bankers Life Insurance Company. Within the first 50 years of operation, Bankers Life grew from a small company serving a limited geographical area in the Midwest to one of the 100 largest insurance companies, operating nationwide. In 1988, the company became Ameritas to reflect its broadening product line and expanding national scope. Today, Ameritas offers variable insurance products, security and investment products, dental insurance, life insurance and annuity products.
As a mutual holding company, UNIFI Mutual Holding Company, commonly referred to as UNIFI Companies is the parent company, which owns Ameritas Holding Company. Ameritas Holding Company, in turn, owns ameritas life Insurance Company, Acacia Life Insurance Company and the Union central life insurance Company.
Ameritas offers flexible, affordable dental and eye care insurance coverage to employers. The policies include superior customer service, insured’s choice of policy design and state-of-the-art claims system.
Contact Ameritas at:
Group Administration Ameritas Group PO Box 81889 Lincoln, NE 68501 Telephone: (800) 776-9446
Sources: “UNIFI Companies,” Wikipedia, June 2009; “Historical Snapshots,” UNIFI Web site, 2009; “Group Dental and Eye Care,” UNIFI Web site, 2009