Fitch Ratings Affirms The Doctors Company’s ‘A’ Ratings and ‘Stable’ Outlook

‘A’ Ratings Now Include The Doctors Company Risk Retention Group

Napa, California—May 28, 2015—Fitch Ratings has affirmed its “A” (Strong) Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings for The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer. Fitch also announced that the rating outlook for all ratings is “Stable.”

Fitch further announced that it has extended its “A” IFS ratings to The Doctors Company Risk Retention Group, a Reciprocal Exchange, a Washington, D.C.-based group captive that began operation in early 2015.

Fitch stated that the ratings are based on The Doctors Company’s above-average underwriting performance and profitability compared to its medical professional liability insurance peers, favorable loss reserve levels, strong statutory capital position, and an experienced management team that employs a conservative operating strategy that is focused on long-term underwriting profitability.

The “A” with “Stable Outlook” ratings also include:

  • The Doctors Company, an Interinsurance Exchange
  • American Physicians Assurance
  • First Professional Insurance Company, Inc.
  • OHIC Insurance Company
  • TDC Specialty Insurance Company
  • Underwriter for the Professions Insurance Company

About The Doctors Company
Founded and led by physicians, The Doctors Company (www.thedoctors.com) is relentlessly committed to advancing, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. The Doctors Company is the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, with 76,000 members and $4.5 billion in assets, and is rated A by A.M. Best Company and Fitch Ratings.

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