News Release

New Medicare Supplement Products Available From United American

June 04, 2010

McKinney, Texas

United American Insurance Company recently announced the introduction of new 2010 Medicare Supplement standardized plans that meet the requirements set forth by the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) of 2008. In general, United American's Medicare Supplement products are attained-age, gender-distinct, smoker/nonsmoker, and geographic area rated. These new plans are now available.

Chuck R. Mankamyer, Senior Vice President of General Agents for United American, says, "United American has been in the Medicare Supplement marketplace since Medicare began in 1966, and we are excited to offer several of the new standardized Medicare Supplement plans."

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About United American Insurance Company:

Founded in 1947, United American Insurance Company is a nationwide provider of life and supplemental health insurance products. A subsidiary of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK), United American is headquartered in McKinney, Texas. For more than 30 consecutive years, United American has earned the A+ (Superior) Financial Strength Rating from A.M. Best Company (as of 6/09). United American is also rated AA- "Very Strong" for Financial Strength by Standard & Poor's (as of 6/09).


This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These prospective statements reflect management's current expectations, but are not guarantees of future performance. Accordingly, please refer to Torchmark's cautionary statement regarding forward-looking statements, and the business environment in which the Company operates, contained in the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009, and any subsequent Forms10-Q on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission and on the Company's website at on the Investor Relations page. Torchmark specifically disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement because of new information, future developments, or otherwise.


SOURCE Torchmark Corporation