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Since beginning operations in November 1945, APL has delivered a wide range of insurance products to industries of all sizes through a premier broker network. Today, APL is licensed to conduct business in 49 states, and continues to serve the independent broker market.

 

APL’s financial strength rating with A.M. Best Company has been affirmed as “A (Excellent)”.* We believe these ratings are reflective of our long-standing conviction and disciplined business practices. We are well positioned and continue to meet our commitments to policyholders, a responsibility we take very seriously.

*www.ambest.com/consumers (5/16/2017)
(A is 3 out of 16 with 1 being the highest)

1945

November 1945

Founded as College Education Insurance Company

Sold life insurance/endowments designed to fund college costs.

1956

January 1956

Changed name to American Republic Life Insurance Company

Sales focus changed to whole life insurance.

1961

August 1961
APL Regional Managers Meeting

APL Regional Managers Meeting

1962

January 1962
Changed name to American Public Life Insurance Company

Changed name to American Public Life Insurance Company

Sales focus changed to supplemental cancer and specified disease insurance through the worksite.

1971

January 1971
New Logo

New Logo

1979

January 1979
New logo

New logo

Added new products - accident & hospital indemnity.

1991

January 1991
New logo

New logo

Added new products – group cancer, group hospital indemnity and group disability.

1994

January 1994
Moved to current location on Lakeland Drive in Flowood, MS

Moved to current location on Lakeland Drive in Flowood, MS

1995

January 1995
New logo

New logo

Added new product - group dental.

1995

March 1995
Colleagues in Jackson, MS office

Colleagues in Jackson, MS office

2000

January 2000
Purchased by American Fidelity Corporation

Purchased by American Fidelity Corporation

Added new product - gap supplemental medical (MEDlink®).

2007

June 2007
Jim Pate becomes President/COO

Jim Pate becomes President/COO

2009

January 2009
Opened Oklahoma City, OK office

Opened Oklahoma City, OK office

2015

November 2015
New logo

New logo

In celebration of 70 years, we’d like to thank everyone who has contributed to the success of APL.

APL Difference

As health care reform influences the landscape within our industry, we remain flexible, working with our clients to navigate the changes and introducing new insurance products when the market demands.

 

Find out what makes APL different.

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Our Products are Flexible and Competitive

We offer a wide variety of supplemental health and voluntary insurance products to create customized solutions for businesses of any size, in almost any industry, across the country.

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Our Customer Service Sets Us Apart

We’re all unique and like to be treated that way. When you call on us, we’ll go the extra mile and treat you like family, providing prompt, accurate and friendly service.

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