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A message from Aflac

Ohio Consumers and Field Force members affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on Feb. 19, 2018:

To help provide relief for Ohio policyholders and field force members in counties that have been declared disaster areas by the Ohio Department of Insurance, Aflac has enacted the following measures:

  • 60-day deferment of premium payments coming due, starting on regular premium due date.
  • At least a 60-day (longer, if reasonable) extension of policy provisions that impose a time limit on an insured/claimant to perform an act, including transmittal of information or funds to Aflac.
  • This order will be effective for any premium coming due, or any time limit on insured/claimant action, between February 19, 2018 and May 24, 2018. Any deferment of payment or extension of time limit is not to extend past May 24, 2018.

Indiana Consumers and Field Force members affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on Feb. 15, 2018:

To help provide relief for Indiana policyholders and field force members in counties that have been declared disaster areas by the Indiana Department of Insurance, Aflac has enacted the following measures:

  • Provide a 60-day suspension of policy termination due to late payment in affected counties, and a case by case review in unnamed counties in Indiana
  • Provide a 60-day suspension of producer appointment cancellations due to producer failure to supply proof of renewal of license in affected counties, and a case by case review in unnamed counties in Indiana
  • 60-day suspensions would be enforced for terminations or cancellations falling between February 14, 2018 through May 1, 2018

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