Although the name seems narrow, Physicians Mutual Insurance Company offers insurance to a wide range of customers. Established in 1902 to insure doctors and dentists, Physicians Mutual now provides general and supplemental health insurance products such as cancer, dental, long-term care, and Medicare supplements to members nationwide. It offers packaged insurance products for consumers and small business employees. The company's Physicians Life Insurance subsidiary provides individual life insurance and annuity products. Physicians Mutual has some 1, 000 agents distributing its products nationwide.