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Articles from Best's Review (September 1, 2005)

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A.M. Best Special Report: U.S.-domiciled captives reach level of stability. Illustration 361
Ace European Group. Brief Article 81
American International Group Inc. Brief Article 82
And the winners are.... Goch, Lynna Brief Article 126
Australia's AMP sells stake in India joint venture. Brief Article 126
Australia's QBE to buy U.S. rural insurer. Brief Article 136
AutoOne expanding assigned risk business to new markets. Brief Article 113
Basic disagreement. McKenzie, Sherry Letter to the Editor 99
Before the fact: a ruling says carriers cannot "read back" a pre-existing condition that went undiagnosed in the look-back period. Darras, Frank N. 756
Best's rating changes. Illustration 2719
Bombings in London underline insurer transit system liability. O'Connor, Robert 616
Chinese insurers hurt by growth, absence of better solvency standards. Pilla, David Brief Article 209
Citing disclosure concerns, NASD issues guidance on equity-indexed annuity sales. Lysiak, Fran Matso 439
Colorado's Pinnacol taps head of N.Y. workers' comp fund as CEO. Dankwa, David Brief Article 233
Coming soon: return-of-premium term life: new rating classes and level premiums helped term life insurance grow over a decade. Return-of-premium term may be the next big advance. Panko, Ron 2225
Court decision on scoring may spur insurers to reconsider. Cornejo, Rick Brief Article 195
Credit life in force, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 323
Credit life issued, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 318
Demand for terror coverage continues to fall in Germany. Pilla, David Brief Article 282
Doctors' orders: physicians have wielded their clout to bring about medical-liability reform, but what lies beyond caps on damages? Barrett, Eleanor Cover Story 3496
Drivers team with AccuQuote. Goch, Lynna Brief Article 171
E-Distributing: WellPoint uses technology to enhance the online experience for consumers and help agents move business to the Internet. Chordas, Lori 562
E-Fusion highlights 2005. 497
Electronic evolution: electronic records are on the way, and payors need to watch the process closely. Knott, David 792
Emerging opportunities: since the fall of communism and rise of the World Trade Organization, small countries are showing the greatest growth in insurance markets. Pilla, David 2219
European insurers seeing advantages to reinsurance. Pilla, David Brief Article 105
Expert sees Social Security, pension reform as unavoidable. Pilla, David Brief Article 220
Finding a cure. Whitney, Sally Editorial 397
Genworth Financial Inc. Brief Article 107
Group life in force, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 324
Group life issued, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 323
Harleysville to restructure field offices, cut work force. Brief Article 144
Hiscox PLC. Brief Article 152
HSAs and retirement plans: employers should tailor their contributions to health savings accounts and qualified retirement plans to ensure they complement rather than cannibalize each other. Ripperger, Jerry L. 719
Hub to acquire Chubb's personal lines brokerage. Brief Article 107
Insurance regulators struggle with change all over the world. Pilla, David Brief Article 210
InsuranceNoodle celebrates five-year anniversary. Chordas, Lori 534
Insurers pressured by rule, market changes. Pilla, David 323
IVAs outpaced by rider. Panko, Ron Brief Article 144
James River Group Inc. trading on Nasdaq after IPO. Brief Article 147
Join the game: 'My Ex-Broker' offers risk managers a tongue-in-cheek way to kiss their worries good-bye. Ewing, Lance 800
Leaving a legacy: what happens to independent insurance agencies after their owners leave depends on how well the owners have planned. Panko, Ron 2782
Lincoln Benefit Life offers 8% GMWB. Panko, Ron Brief Article 86
London market committee sees threat of terror from piracy in key shipping lane. Pilla, David 759
Managing costs: a survey shows concern for the soft market as well as high salaries and rising health-care premiums. Cunningham, Sharon 766
Manulife's China joint venture launches group business. Brief Article 122
Market repair: headed for a dead-end street, Massachusetts looks to change its auto insurance system. Barrett, Eleanor 1769
Meetings. Calendar 142
New D&O product for independents. Panko, Ron Brief Article 101
New direction for disability: disability insurers are reaching out to the untapped lower-income and blue-collar sectors by educating them about the need and affordability of coverage. Chordas, Lori 2115
No questions asked. Bryson, William Letter to the Editor 155
Ordinary life average policy size and lapse ratio, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 1627
Ordinary life in force, top life writers--2004. Illustration 326
Ordinary life issued, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 323
Product's goal: protect HSA cash. Panko, Ron Brief Article 145
Quote/unquote *. Brief Article 215
Right service, right time: data warehousing breakthrough 'supersizes' the business value of event detection for insurance providers. Spadola, Tracy 722
Risk managers' role grows along with theft threats. Green, Meg 393
Safeco withdrawing from Florida homeowners market. Brief Article 289
Secret agents in administration: if program administrators are involved in activities related to selling insurance products, they could be required to comply with new compensation disclosure requirements. Pomerantz, Frederick J. 2312
Stopping the loss: a surprising mix of insurers and reinsurers are working behind the scenes to improve health care and reduce catastrophic medical claims. Green, Meg 2598
Targeted transformation: Piyush Singh led a makeover of RLI Corp.'s IT environment that focused on easy-to-use solutions in the areas of greatest need. Noonan, Brendan 532
Term life in force, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 363
Term life issued, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 357
The American Council of Life Insurers. Goch, Lynna Brief Article 85
The outside and inside view: Terry Walker, Hartford Life's new CIO, sets his sights on enhancing the company's micro-enterprise model, strengthening its IT talent pool and using technology to help increase the company's international presence. Chordas, Lori 1147
Top life writers. Illustration 326
Top of their game: CIOs who make it to top management must create strategy and execute it. Whitney, Sally 587
Toronto crash may cost insurers $200 million. Pilla, David Brief Article 110
Total life in force, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 305
Total life issued, top life writers, United States--2004. Illustration 293
Traffic safety study: speeders are higher risks. Green, Meg Brief Article 207
Travel insurance sales top $1 billion. Panko, Ron Brief Article 92
Under cover: the 2012 Olympic Games offer large demand for terrorism insurance. O'Connor, Robert 566
Weighing the uncertainty: with the number of bariatric surgeries rising, medical-malpractice writers are scrutinizing the procedure's risks. Karls, Chad C. 1863
Winners never cheat ... or do they? LifeUSA founder Bob MacDonald sets out to do to the business-advice book market what he did to the life insurance industry. McDonald, Lee 608
Winning moves: successful life insurers have market agility--the ability to drive products to market faster and ahead of the competition. Robinson, Andrew 1535

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