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

February 24, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest -- A.M. Best Co. has assigned a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit rating of "a-" to National Health Insurance Company (NHIC) (Bedford, TX). The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable (see also Accident and Health Insurance Companies).

The ratings reflect the explicit support provided by National General Holdings Corp.'s (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 Best's Credit Rating Methodology, which provides a comprehensive explanation of A.M. Best's rating process and contains the different rating criteria employed in the rating process. Best's Credit Rating Methodology can be found at www.ambest.com/ratings/methodology. A.M. Best Company is the world's oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source. For more information, visit www.ambest.com. Copyright 2014 by A.M. Best Company, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Keywords for this news article include: Industry, A.M. Best Co., Financial Companies, National Health Insurance Company, Accident and Health Insurance Companies.

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Source: Managed Care Weekly Digest


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