Eastern Insurance Holdings 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 29, 2008
Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number (including area code): (717) 396-7095
(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:
On December 29, 2008, Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. (the Company) announced that its subsidiary, Eastern Life & Health Insurance Company (ELH) will add vision to its line of ancillary benefit products. ELHs vision products include a vision insurance plan and a vision discount program, both utilizing the VSP Vision Care network. ELH will introduce its vision products in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Michigan, beginning February 1, 2009, with other selected states to follow.
A copy of the press release is filed as part of this Form 8-K and is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
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.