Central States Indemnity Company


Although Central States Indemnity Company started off as a small subsidiary, since its acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway it has become a respected insurance provider. The company is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. It provides a variety of personal insurance solutions for customers dealing with the worst in health and unemployment issues.

The company currently has an A+ rating from A.M. Best and is known to be one of the most stable insurance companies in the business with the full backing of its parent company, Berkshire Hathaway. It is dedicated to serving its customers promptly and fairly by “doing what we say we’ll do.”

Central States Indemnity Company offers a variety of insurance services to its millions of customers. Its services include specialty life, disability, unemployment, and Medicare supplemental insurance. The company also owns its own subsidiary company, CSI Life Insurance, which handles all of its life insurance claims.

Brief History

Central States Indemnity Company was originally a subsidiary company created by Central States Health & Life Company of Omaha. It was founded in 1977 and was designed to provide involuntary unemployment insurance and other casualty insurance to its customers.

Under its parent company, Central States Indemnity Company thrived and grew until it attracted the attention of Berkshire Hathaway. In 1992, Berkshire Hathaway acquired the company wholly from Central States Health & Life Company of Omaha and spun the subsidiary into a robust insurance operation with multiple different private insurance offerings for its customers.

Central States Indemnity Company has continued to expand and grow under Berkshire Hathaway and is now a standalone insurance company that provides insurance to millions of Americans across the country.

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