Aflac Launches Cancer Care Plan In New Jersey

                Aflac Launches Cancer Care Plan In New Jersey

PR Newswire

NEWARK, N.J., July 1, 2013

NEWARK, N.J., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Aflac, the No. 1 provider of
voluntary and guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States, introduced
a new Cancer Care insurance plan in the state of New Jersey. If unprepared, a
cancer diagnosis may trigger financial distress for employees and their
families. The new Cancer Care policy offers four plan options to best fit
employees' personal and financial needs. These plans pay cash benefits to
policyholders diagnosed with cancer, including some blood disorders and

"Fighting cancer is an emotionally difficult experience and one that already
carries tremendous stress and anxiety along with it," said John Harmeling,
senior vice president of Worksite Marketing at Aflac. "Unfortunately, the
stress is often exacerbated by the financial burden of this costly disease.
Our Cancer Care policies are designed to help alleviate the financial stress
associated with a cancer diagnosis and treatment, so that patients can focus
fully on their recovery."

Aflac's Cancer Care base plan helps policyholders who may undergo radiation
therapy, experimental treatment, bone marrow transplants, and more. The Cancer
Care plans are designed to help with out-of-pocket expenses that typically are
not covered by major medical insurance.

For more information, visit or follow @aflac on Twitter.

Coverage is underwritten by American Family Life Assurance Company of

This is a brief product overview only. The policy has limitations that may
affect benefits payable. Please consult your Aflac insurance agent for more
information on plan benefits, limitations, and exclusions.


When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For
nearly six decades, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the
opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States,
Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance. In Japan,
Aflac is the number one life insurance company in terms of individual policies
in force. Aflac individual and group insurance products provide protection to
more than 50 million people worldwide. For seven consecutive years, Aflac has
been recognized by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical
Companies. In 2013, FORTUNE magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best
Companies to Work For in America for the 15th consecutive year. Also, in 2013,
FORTUNE magazine included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the
12th time, ranking the company number one in the life and health insurance
category. 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

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Media Contacts:
Kip Havel                Cathleen Bleers
Aflac                    Hill & Knowlton
706.243.5543             312.255.3123


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