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United States
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, DC 20549


Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report  (Date of earliest event reported):  June 19, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

96 Cummings Point Road, Stamford, CT 06902
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(203) 358-8000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Explanatory Note
The information in this Report, including the exhibit, is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01.  Such information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Item 7.01.    Regulation FD Disclosure.
Certain executive officers of Independence Holding Company (the “Company”) will address stockholders at the Company’s previously announced 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 19, 2009 (the “Annual Meeting”).  The Company is furnishing the slide presentation that will be presented at the Annual Meeting as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
  99.1            Slide Presentation

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: June 19, 2009      
/s/ Adam C. Vandervoort  
    Name: Adam C. Vandervoort   
    Title: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary