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A.M. Best is the leading provider of ratings, news, data, and financial information on the insurance industry. The site provides A.M. Best generated information on life and health insurance. The economy and related economic cycles drive the level of life and health insurance activity, revenue and income. Typical business dynamics such as competition, consumer demands and regulatory changes combined with economic forces have resulted in significant changes in the life and health insurance industry with changing risk profiles, market participants and products.

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The following sections outline the most recent coverage encompassing the life and health insurance industry from A.M. Best, including Best's Credit Ratings, Best's Review, BestWeek, Special Reports and news. For complete news coverage visit Bests NewsRoom or start your day with BestDay

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Rating Activity and Announcements (view more)

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A.M. Best Briefing: U.S. Pension Risk Transfer Market Heated Up in 2014:
Date: December 19, 2014    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Unum Group and Its Core U.S. Subsidiaries:
Date: December 19, 2014    
A.M. Best Downgrades, Places Ratings of United Security Assurance Co. of Pennsylvania Under Review with Negative Implication:
Date: December 19, 2014    
A.M. Best Places Ratings of Genworth Financial, Inc. and Subsidiaries Under Review with Negative Implications:
Date: December 18, 2014    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Fidelity & Guaranty Life Holdings, Inc. and Its Key Life/Health Subsidiaries:
Date: December 17, 2014    
A.M.BestTV: St. John's Survey Shows Insurers Still Adapting to Own Risk Solvency Assessment:
Date: December 12, 2014    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company and Its Subsidiaries:
Date: December 12, 2014    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Cincinnati Financial Corporation and Its Subsidiaries:
Date: December 12, 2014    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Lincoln National Corporation and Its Key Subsidiaries:
Date: December 11, 2014    

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A.M. Best Briefing: U.S. Pension Risk Transfer Market Heated Up in 2014:
Date: December 19, 2014    
France's Axa to Sell Life and Savings Insurance Operations in Romania, Exit Market:
Date: December 19, 2014    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Unum Group and Its Core U.S. Subsidiaries:
Date: December 19, 2014    
A.M. Best Downgrades, Places Ratings of United Security Assurance Co. of Pennsylvania Under Review with Negative Implication:
Date: December 19, 2014    
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Insight: The IOVA Solution:
Date: December 1, 2014    
Changes Ahead?:
Date: December 1, 2014    
Why Women Buy:
Date: December 1, 2014    

Industry Research (view more)

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Briefing: U.S. Pension Risk Transfer Market Heated Up in 2014:
Date: December 19, 2014    
Briefing: Uncertainty in Long-Term Care Continues to Plague Profitability:
Date: December 19, 2014    
Briefing: A.M. Best Comments on Results of EIOPA's Insurance Stress Test:
Date: December 8, 2014    
2014 Statistical Study: U.S. Life/Health - 9-Month 2014 Financial Results:
Date: December 8, 2014    

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