Fitch Ratings Affirms ‘A’ Ratings, ‘Stable’ Outlook for The Doctors Company Group

April 30, 2020 by matray

Fitch Ratings has affirmed its "A" (Strong) Insurer Financial Strength ratings for The Doctors Company and its wholly owned subsidiaries, collectively referred to as The Doctors Company Group. Fitch also announced that the rating outlook for all ratings is "Stable."

The ratings are based on Fitch's current assessment of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, including its economic impact.

Fitch noted that The Doctors Company has a strong business profile as the number two writer in medical professional liability insurance in the United States. The Doctors Company is one of the few companies in its industry positioned to meet the trend of healthcare providers moving from independent and smaller group practices to employment with hospitals and larger medical groups, Fitch noted.

Fitch commented that The Doctors Company's year-end 2019 capital position "was very strong" and also pointed out that the company's loss reserve position is a positive factor to the rating.

The "A" with "Stable Outlook" ratings include:

The Doctors Company, an Interinsurance Exchange
TDC Specialty Insurance Company
TDC National Assurance Company
The Doctors Company Risk Retention Group, a Reciprocal Exchange

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