Independence Holding Co. engages in the life and health insurance business. It operates through the following segments: Medical Stop-Loss; Specialty Health; Group Disability, Life, Short-Term Disability, and Paid Family Leave; Individual Life, Annuities, and Other; and Corporate. The Medical Stop-Loss segment provides coverage to public and private entities that elect to self-insure their employees' medical coverage for losses within specified range. The Specialty Health segment comprises of traditional distribution through independent agents and national accounts. The Group Disability segment is comprised of long term disability and disability benefits law. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.