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Covid pandemic driving purchase of extra health cover, Aflac survey finds

Posted On: Oct. 19, 2021 9:57 AM CST

Nearly half, or 44%, of employees purchased additional health coverage because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey from Aflac Inc., reports Becker’s Hospital Review. The survey by the Columbus, Georgia-based provider of supplemental insurance, found that those who tested positive for Covid-19 were far more likely to expand their health benefits, including life, hospital and critical illness insurance.