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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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A.M. Best Removes From Under Review and Affirms Ratings of Protective Life Corporation and Its Subsidiaries:
Date: January 26, 2015    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Trustmark Group, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries:
Date: January 20, 2015    
A.M.BestTV at Property/Casualty Insurance Joint Industry Forum: FM Global Group's New CEO Says Africa is the New Growth Area:
Date: January 15, 2015    

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Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Bans Funeral Home From Selling Pre-Paid Benefits Contracts:
Date: January 27, 2015    
Dai-ichi Life Establishes Regional Headquarters, Is Approved for Protective Acquisition:
Date: January 27, 2015    
Life Partners Could Be Delisted From Nasdaq Following Bankruptcy Filing:
Date: January 26, 2015    
A.M. Best Removes From Under Review and Affirms Ratings of Protective Life Corporation and Its Subsidiaries:
Date: January 26, 2015    
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Retooling Long-Term Care Coverage:
Date: January 1, 2015    
Insight: Reading Risk Right:
Date: January 1, 2015    
Opportunities Await:
Date: January 1, 2015    

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Special Report: Critical Illness Insurance Gains Momentum As Marketplace Evolves :
Date: January 23, 2015    
Briefing: Losses Persist at Majority Of Health Co-ops:
Date: January 15, 2015    
Briefing: Life/Annuity Rating Outlook Still Stable, But Are Insurers Running Out of Options? :
Date: January 5, 2015    
Briefing: U.S. Pension Risk Transfer Market Heated Up in 2014:
Date: December 19, 2014    

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