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Mergers and retirements.

Acacia National Life Insurance Co., Washington, D.C., merged into Acacia Life Insurance Co.

Aetna Dental Inc. (a Pennsylvania corporation), Blue Bell, Pa., merged into Aetna Life Insurance Co. during April.

Aetna Dental Inc. (a Delaware corporation), Wilmington, Del., merged into Aetna Life Insurance Co., effective July 1.

Aetna Health Insurance Company of Connecticut, Middletown, Conn., merged into Aetna Life Insurance Co. during April.

AultCare HMO, Canton, Ohio, merged into McKinley Life Insurance Co., effective Dec. 31.

Bankers National Life Insurance Co., Amarillo, Texas, merged into Washington National Insurance Co., effective Oct. 1.

Canada Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico Inc., Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, merged into Mapfre Life Insurance Co., effective Oct. 31.

Clarica Life Insurance Co.-U.S., Fargo, N.D., merged into Midland National Life Insurance Co., effective April.

Equitable Life Insurance Company of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa, merged into Golden American Life Insurance Co.

First AUSA Life Insurance Co., Baltimore, merged into its parent Aegon USA Inc., effective Nov. 15.

First Variable Life Insurance Co., Little Rock, Ark., merged into Protective Life Insurance Co.

Health Net Dental Inc., Irvine, Calif., merged into SafeGuard Health Plans Inc. (a California corporation), effective April 1.

Health Net Vision Inc., Irvine, Calif., merged into SafeGuard Health Plans Inc. (a California corporation), effective April 1.

The Maritime Life Assurance Co., Halifax, Nova Scotia, merged into Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., effective Dec. 30.

Medical Life Insurance Co., Cleveland, merged into Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Co., effective Dec. 31.

Metropolitan Insurance & Annuity Co., Newark, Del., merged with and into Metropolitan Tower Life Insurance Co., effective Oct. 8.

Mission Life Insurance Company of America, Houston, merged into Reassure America Life Insurance Co., effective Dec. 31.

National Mutual Life Insurance Co., Indianapolis. merged into Homesteaders Life Co.

NationalCare Insurance Co., Oklahoma City, merged into United Insurance Company of America during August.

New England Pension & Annuity Co., Wilmington, Del., merged with and into Metropolitan Tower Life Insurance Co., effective Oct. 8.

Pension Life Insurance Company of America, Princeton, N.J., merged into Monumental Life Insurance Co., effective Oct. 1.

PHN-HMO Inc., Linthicum, Md., merged into CareFirst Blue-Choice Inc., effective Jan. 1.

Primetime Medical Insurance Co., Canton, Ohio, merged into McKinley Life Insurance Co., effective Dec. 31.

Protective Industrial Insurance Company of Alabama, Birmingham, Ma., merged into Universal Life Insurance Co., effective Aug. 2.

Rushmore Life Insurance Co., Phoenix, merged into North American National Life Insurance Co., effective Dec. 30.

Southland Life Insurance Co., Piano, Texas, merged into Security Life of Denver Insurance Co., effective Oct. 1.

Spectera Insurance Co., Inc., Houston, merged into Unimerica Insurance Co., effective March 31.

Sun States Life Insurance Co., Newark, Del., merged into Chase Life & Annuity Co.

Team Life Insurance Co., Fort Worth, Texas, merged into Banc One Kentucky Insurance Co. during March.

Transamerica Assurance Co., Kansas City, Mo., merged into Transamerica Life Insurance Co., effective Oct. 1.

United International Life Insurance Co., Fort Worth,Texas, merged into States General Life Insurance Co., effective Dec. 3.

United Life & Annuity Insurance Co., Baton Rouge, La., merged Into Golden American Life Insurance Co.

USG Annuity & Life Co., Oklahoma City, merged into Golden American Life Insurance Co.

Vision Care of Oregon Inc., Portland, Ore., merged with Vision Service Plan Insurance Co. CT during January.

Voyager Life & Health Insurance Co., Atlanta, merged into American Bankers Life Assurance Company of Florida during April.

Voyager Life Insurance Co., Atlanta, merged into American Bankers Life Assurance Company of Florida.

Western Hemisphere Life Insurance Co., Newark, Del., merged into Chase Life & Annuity Co.

Name changes

BJC Dental Plan Inc., St. Louis, changed its name to Essex Dental Benefits Inc.

Centris Insurance Co., Indianapolis, changed its name to HCC Insurance Co., effective Dec. 31.

Cigna Life Insurance Co., Bloomfield, Conn., changed its name to Prudential Retirement Insurance & Annuity Co., effective June.

Cimarron Health Plan Inc., Albuquerque, N.M., changed its name to Molina Healthcare of New Mexico, effective July 1.

CNA Group Life Assurance Co., Chicago, changed its name to Hartford Life Group Insurance Co. during January.

Combined Underwriters Life Insurance Co. ,Tyler, Texas, changed its name to Citizens National Life Insurance Co. during June.

CompDent of Illinois Inc., Chicago, changed its name to CompBenefits Dental Inc.

Conseco Annuity Assurance Co., Chicago, changed its name to Conseco Insurance Co., effective March 1.

The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, New York, changed its name to Axa Equitable Life Insurance Co. during September.

The Equitable of Colorado Inc., Denver, changed its name to Axa Life & Annuity Co. during September.

Federal Kemper Life Assurance Co., Elgin, Ill., changed its name to Chase Insurance Life & Annuity Co., effective Nov. 1.

First Safeco National Life Insurance Company of New York, Fairport, N.Y., changed its name to First Symetra National Life Insurance Company of New York during September.

Golden American Life Insurance Co., Wilmington, Del., changed its name to ING USA Annuity & Life Insurance Co. during January.

Investors Partner Life Insurance Co., Wilmington, Del., changed its name to Manulife Insurance Co., effective Dec. 1.

Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield Inc., Parkersburg, W.V., changed its name to Highmark West Virginia Inc., effective May 1.

New York Life & Health Insurance Co., Newark, Del., changed its name to Direct General Life Insurance Co. during April.

Ochsner Health Plan, Metairie, La., changed its name to Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana Inc.

Progressive American Life Insurance Co., Mayfield Village, Ohio, changed its name to Principal Health Insurance Co. during January.

Protective Life Insurance Company of Ohio, Cincinnati, changed its name to Golden Gate Captive Insurance Co., effective Aug. 18.

Provantis Insurance Co., Wilmington, Del., changed its name to Dentegra Insurance Co. during May.

Puerto Rican-American Life Insurance Co., Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, changed its name to Mapfre Life Insurance Co. during May.

Renaissance Life & Health Insurance Company of Arizona, Phoenix, changed its name to Admiral Life Insurance Company of America during May.

Safeco Life Insurance Co., Redmond, Wash., changed its name to Symetra Life Insurance Co. during September.

Safeco National Life Insurance Co., Redmond, Wash., changed its name to Symetra National Life Insurance Co. during September.

Securitas Life Insurance Co., Edmond, Okla., changed its name to Great Cornerstone Life & Health Insurance Co. during March.

Security Continental Insurance Co., Wilmington, Del., changed its name to TruAssure Insurance Co. during May.

Sentara Health Plans Inc., Virginia Beach, Va., changed its name to Optima Health Group, Inc. during July.

United Wisconsin Life Insurance Co., Green Bay, Wis., changed its name to American Medical Security Life Insurance Co., effective Nov. 30.

Women's Life Insurance Company of America, Richardson, Texas, changed its name to Lone Star Life Insurance Co.

Zurich Life Insurance Company of America, Elgin, Ill., changed its name to Chase Insurance Life Co., effective Nov. 1.

Zurich Life Insurance Company of New York, New York, changed its name to Chase Insurance Life Company of New York, effective Nov. 1.

State Actions

American Medical Security Insurance Company of Georgia, Norcross, Ga., was dissolved, effective Dec. 28.

Brandywine Life Insurance Co. Inc., Wilmington, Del., was liquidated, effective Sept. 9.

Community Health Plan of the Rockies Inc., Denver, was liquidated.

Denticare of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark., was dissolved during April.

Health Masters of Oregon Inc., Portland, Ore., was liquidated, effective Dec. 31.

Markdent Inc., Rockford, Ill., was dissolved.

MIMLIC Life Insurance Co., Phoenix, was dissolved, effective Oct. 22.

Preferred Health Northwest Inc., Portland, Ore., was liquidated, effective Dec. 31.

Senate National Life Insurance Co., Scottsdale, Ariz., was dissolved, effective March.

Spectera Eyecare of North Carolina Inc., Weddington, N.C., was dissolved, effective Sept. 30.

United Dentalcare of Indiana, Indianapolis, was dissolved during April.

United Western Life Insurance Co., Austin, Texas, was dissolved.

Universe Life Insurance Co., Carson City, N.V., was liquidated.

Redomestications

Consumers Life Insurance Co., Wilmington, Del., redomesticated from Delaware to Ohio during March.

Dixie National Life Insurance Co., Ridgeland, Miss., redomesticated from Mississippi to Indiana during June.

Family Life Insurance Co., Seattle, redomesticated from Washington to Texas during March.

Financial American Life Insurance Co., Des Plaines, Ill., redomesticated from Illinois to Kansas during March.

Fortis Benefits Insurance Co., Woodbury, Minn., redomesticated from Minnesota to Iowa, effective Oct. 1.

Golden American Life Insurance Co., Wilmington, Del., redomesticated from Delaware to Iowa during January.

Investors Life Insurance Company of North America, Seattle, redomesticated from Washington to Texas during March.

Liberty Bankers Life Insurance Co., Clive, Iowa, redomesticated from Iowa to Oklahoma during January.

Medical Savings Insurance Co., Oklahoma City, redomesticated from Oklahoma to Indiana.

New York Life & Health Insurance Co., Newark, Del., redomesticated from Delaware to South Carolina during April.

Principal Health Insurance Co., Mayfield Village, Ohio, redomesticated from Ohio to Iowa.

Protective Life Insurance Company of Ohio, Cincinnati, redomesticated from Ohio to South Carolina, effective Aug. 2.

Security Continental Insurance Co., Wilmington, Del., redomesticated from Delaware to Illinois during May.

Valley Forge Life Insurance Co., Reading, Pa., redomesticated from Pennsylvania to Indiana, effective Dec. 31.
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