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MedPro Group's A++ Ratings Affirmed by A.M. Best

Berkshire Hathaway's dedicated healthcare malpractice solution also releases recent results and announces new industry association membership

MedPro Group is pleased to announce that A.M. Best has affirmed the A++ (Superior) ratings of all its members, including Medical Protective, Princeton Insurance and MedPro RRG. A.M. Best stated these A++ ratings "reflect the organization's excellent capital strength, strong national business profile and extended trends of favorable operating performance.

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A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of The Medical Protective Company and Its Affiliates

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A++ (Superior) and issuer credit ratings of "aa+" of The Medical Protective Company (MedPro) (Fort Wayne, IN) and its three reinsured affiliates, Princeton Insurance Company (Princeton) (Princeton, NJ), MedPro RRG Risk Retention Group (MedPro RRG) and AttPro RRG Reciprocal Risk Retention Group (AttPro RRG) (both domiciled in the District of Columbia). The outlook for all ratings is stable.

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MedPro Names Jean-Paul Rebillard President of Health System & Hospital Division

MedPro Group, Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE:BRK) dedicated healthcare malpractice insurance business, today announced the appointment of Jean-Paul A. Rebillard as President of its Health System & Hospital ("HSH") division. Reporting to MedPro President & CEO Tim Kenesey, Rebillard will lead a $70 million division offering healthcare malpractice insurance and risk management solutions to healthcare systems, hospitals and self-insured entities throughout the Americas.

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Illinois: MedPro Makes Payment Accommodations

In response to the hardships caused by recent severe storms and tornadoes, and in accordance with Bulletin 2013-18 issued by the Illinois Department of Insurance,Medical Protective will provide a sixty-day interest-free moratorium of cancellations or non-renewals of insurance policies in effect for policyholders affected by the aforementioned storms and tornadoes

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MedPro Celebrates its Century of Risk Solutions at ASHRM

"Protector" begins its 100th year … Hospital & Health System division continues to grow

In connection with the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management's (ASHRM) 33rd Annual Conference on October 27-30, 2013 in Austin, Medical Protective Company (MedPro) a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK) business, is pleased to highlight its celebration of the 100-year anniversary of Protector, and the continued growth and success of its Hospital & Health System (HHS) division.

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MedPro's Fort Wayne Headquarters Expansion Complete

Addition supports continued growth and investments in employee wellness

Medical Protective Company, the nation's oldest, largest and highest rated (A++ by A.M. Best) healthcare malpractice insurer, is pleased to announce the completion of an expansion to its Fort Wayne campus, located at the corner of St. Joe Center and Reed Roads.

For over a century, Fort Wayne has been home to MedPro, and today about half of its 500 employees are based in Fort Wayne. Continued growth has resulted in the addition of 50 new jobs, with about a dozen still available in Underwriting, Information Technology, Project Management, and non-degreed Operations and Customer Service. Openings range from senior professional to entry-level positions and include opportunities for recent college graduates. In addition, MedPro has expanded its internship program with area colleges to help attract local talent after graduation.

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Medical Protective Celebrates the 100-Year Anniversary of Protector

Medical Protective, the nation's oldest and highest rated healthcare malpractice insurer, is pleased to announce the 100-year anniversary of its renowned risk management journal, Protector.

"While healthcare risk management and patient safety initiatives are relatively recent focus areas for some, MedPro has been committed to helping our healthcare providers reduce risks and improve outcomes for their patients for over a century," said MedPro President & CEO Tim Kenesey. "As one of the nation's first healthcare malpractice risk management publications, Protector represents MedPro's unwavering commitment to our healthcare providers and their patients."

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Iowa: MedPro Makes Payment Accommodations

In response to the hardships caused by severe storms and tornados, Medical Protective will work with insureds directly affected by making reasonable payment accommodations. To request payment accommodations, please contact us at 800–4MEDPRO (800–463–3776), and we will be happy to discuss your immediate options.

Oklahoma: MedPro Makes Payment Accommodations

In response to the hardships caused by severe storms and tornados, Medical Protective will work with insureds directly affected by making reasonable payment accommodations. To request payment accommodations, please contact us at 800–4MEDPRO (800–463–3776), and we will be happy to discuss your immediate options.

A.M. Best Assigns Highest A++ Rating to Princeton Insurance Company

Independent rating agency A.M. Best today upgraded Princeton Insurance Company's financial strength rating to "A++ (Superior)," its highest rating, and provided a stable outlook. . Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway's Medical Protective (MedPro) at the end of 2011, Princeton is the leading protector of the assets and reputations of New Jersey healthcare providers...

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Medical Protective Announces Expansion of Specialty Advisory Boards

Medical Protective, the nation's oldest and highest-rated healthcare malpractice insurer, announced the expansion of its doctor-driven specialty advisory boards earlier this month at the MedPro National Advisory Board Meeting in Chicago...

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MedPro Makes Payment Accommodations Due to Superstorm Sandy

November 12, 2012 – In response to the hardships caused by Superstorm Sandy, Medical Protective will work with insureds directly affected by Sandy by making reasonable payment accommodations....

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MedPro Debuts Educational Malpractice Mock Trial

MedPro announces the launch of a 22-minute video that highlights the realistic and unpredictable nature of a malpractice trial. Most in the healthcare community have not witnessed or been involved in a malpractice trial...

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MedPro's New Educational Microsite Explains Differences In Consent Provisions

MedPro debuts an educational microsite that outlines why consent provisions in your malpractice policy really do matter. A consent provision spells out whether you have control in settling a malpractice claim...

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MedPro Launches Microsite Highlighting Occurrence Coverage Benefits

MedPro releases a highly informative microsite that explains the often confusing differences between occurrence and claims-made policy types. This educational resource illustrates...

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Medical Protective Delays Payment Requirements Due to Ohio Disaster Emergency Order

July 19, 2012 - In response to recent severe storms on June 29th, and in accordance with Bulletin 2012-02 issued by the Superintendent of Insurance, Medical Protective will provide a 60-day extension for premium payments...

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A.M. Best Assigns A+ Rating to Princeton Insurance Company

PRINCETON, NJ and FORT WAYNE, IN – May 4, 2012 – Independent rating agency A.M. Best today assigned Princeton Insurance Company an initial financial strength rating of "A+ (Superior)." The outlook is "positive", meaning that a further upgrade – to A.M. Best's highest A++ rating – is "possible in the future" if Princeton's "favorable financial and market trends continue." Acquired by...

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