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ACP-ASIM Sponsors Professional Liability Insurance Through the Doctors' Company.

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NAPA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2001

The Doctors' Company (TDC) of Napa, California, is pleased to announce it will be the exclusive provider of professional medical liability insurance for members of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM). TDC's professional liability insurance program has been specifically developed for doctors of internal medicine and will be available to all ACP-ASIM members at a 10 percent discount.

TDC is the first national physician-owned medical malpractice insurer. Founded by doctors for doctors in 1976, TDC has earned excellent ratings by insurance industry analyst A.M. Best for its solid financial strength, security, and performance since 1985. TDC serves its 20,000 member-insured physicians and medical professionals in all 50 states with 10 full-service regional offices across the country.

"As a Fellow of the College, I am especially pleased with our new relationship," said Richard E. Anderson, M.D., F.A.C.P., chairman of TDC's Board of Governors. "Both organizations have a proud history of service to the medical profession and commitment to enlightened public policy."

ACP-ASIM is the nation's largest medical specialty society. Its mission is to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine. ACP-ASIM membership is comprised of more than 115,000 physicians and medical students in general internal medicine and related subspecialties.

"We're delighted to be working with a premier doctor-owned insurance provider like The Doctors' Company," said Walter J. McDonald, M.D., F.A.C.P., executive vice president and CEO of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine. "ACP-ASIM is excited by the opportunity to sponsor liability insurance at a 10 percent discount to our members, backed by a solid organization like TDC with a consistently strong financial rating. I think it will be a well-received member benefit."

More information on both organizations is available online. Visit The Doctors' Company Web site at www.thedoctors.com and ACP-ASIM at www.acponline.org.
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