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A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to National Health Insurance Company

February 11, 2014

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best Co. has assigned a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit rating of ďa-Ē to National Health Insurance Company(NHIC) (Bedford, TX). The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable.

The ratings reflect the explicit support provided by National General Holdings Corp.ís(National General)subsidiary, Integon National Insurance Company (INIC), in the form of an intercompany reinsurance pooling agreement that was executed following regulatory approval. All remaining ratings of INIC and its affiliates are unchanged.

The methodology used in determining these ratings is Bestís Credit Rating Methodology, which provides a comprehensive explanation of A.M. Bestís rating process and contains the different rating criteria employed in the rating process. Bestís Credit Rating Methodology can be found at

A.M. Best Company is the world's oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source. For more information, visit

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A.M. Best Co.

Brian OíLarte

Senior Financial Analyst

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Michael Lagomarsino, CFA

Assistant Vice President

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Rachelle Morrow

Senior Manager, Public Relations

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Jim Peavy

Assistant Vice President, Public Relations

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Source: A.M. Best Co.

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