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CNA Appoints Bruce Dmytrow to Senior Vice President, Healthcare

CNA announced the appointment of Bruce Dmytrow to senior vice president, Healthcare. In this role, Dmytrow is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and direction of CNA’s Healthcare underwriting unit. He reports to Kevin Smith, president and chief operating officer, … Continue reading

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Cooperative of American Physicians to Present at 2018 Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management Conference

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) recently announced that vice president for practice optimization, Carole Lambert, MPA, RN, will speak at the Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management (SCAHRM) 38th Annual Educational Conference in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on Thursday, … Continue reading

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CMIC Group’s A- (Excellent) Rating Affirmed by A.M. Best; Outlook Revised to Negative

CMIC Group, a mutual medical professional liability insurance provider, was recently notified that A.M. Best has affirmed the Company’s financial strength rating of A- (Excellent), and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “A-” of Connecticut Medical Insurance Company (CMIC) (Glastonbury, … Continue reading

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The Doctors Company Names New Senior Vice President of Claims

The Doctors Company has promoted Catherine Shutack to the position of senior vice president of claims. In her new role, Shutack oversees the claims function throughout all 50 states for The Doctors Company. She reports directly to Bill Fleming, chief … Continue reading

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A.M. Best Revises Outlooks to Negative for Members of Connecticut Medical Insurance Group

A.M. Best has revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a-” of Connecticut Medical Insurance Company (Glastonbury, Conn.) and its sponsored risk retention group company, CMIC Risk Retention … Continue reading

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A.M. Best Downgrades FSR, Credit Rating for MedMal Direct Insurance Co.; MPL Insurer Requests to No Longer Participate in Rating Process

A.M. Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B- (Fair) from B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “bb-” from “bbb” of MedMal Direct Insurance Company (MedMal Direct) (Jacksonville, FL). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) has been revised … Continue reading

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Healthcare Matters: 2018 Medical Professional Liability Market Update

Healthcare Matters launched new video segments from its “MPLI Executive Insights” series, where executives from companies involved with medical malpractice insurance are interviewed about trending topics and contemporary challenges facing the industry at large. The two new segments of “MPLI … Continue reading

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CFC Expands Cyber Policies for U.S. Healthcare Providers

Specialty-insurance provider CFC Underwriting recently announced the newest version of its cyber insurance product for U.S. healthcare providers. With the latest policy, CFC enhances its combined cover for privacy and operational disruption with industry-specific features to help healthcare organizations prepare … Continue reading

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A.M. Best Affirms “A” (Excellent) Rating for NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company, Outlook Revised to Stable

A.M. Best has again affirmed a rating of “A” (Excellent) for NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company and its affiliates, in addition to revising the ratings outlook to “stable.” The revised outlooks are attributed to the improvements in underwriting and operating performance … Continue reading

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MagMutual Declares New Dividend, Owners Circle Options for 2018

MagMutual Insurance Co. announced a 10-percent premium return to policy owners as well as flexible options for its dividend and Owners Circle reward programs. According to the insurer of medical liability, MagMutual policyholders have received over $215 million in dividends … Continue reading

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