INSURANCE: The Bedside Companion

In its 50-year history, Mutual of Omaha has pioneered in many a new form of individual health and accident insurance, while making itself the largest such insurance company in the world. Last week Mutual, which has paid out more than $1 billion in benefits, took steps to grow even bigger. It launched a new hospital-surgical Senior Security Policy for people 65 and over. For $8.50 a month the Mutual policy will pay up to $1,600 in hospital or nursing-home costs, plus surgical fees. Already tried out in four states (Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas...

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