Coverys Receives RPLU Supporter Award from PLUS

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Annual award given to Coverys for its participation in PLUS activities and support of RPLU program.

Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, is pleased to announce that it has received the 2012 Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) Supporter Award from the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). The RPLU Supporter Award is given annually to an organization that participates in PLUS activities and supports the RPLU program by encouraging its professional liability staff to pursue the designation.

Coverys places a strong emphasis on education for its staff and is a dedicated supporter of PLUS in particular. As a co-sponsor of RPLU classes, Coverys continually promotes RPLU study internally with resources such as tuition reimbursement and in-house classes and instructors. Coverys employee Jennifer Burke, RPLU, senior manager product development, is also the current chair of the PLUS New England Chapter Steering Committee.

“As active supporters of PLUS, we are proud to receive this award,” said Gregg L. Hanson, chief executive officer and president of Coverys. “PLUS provides a strong curriculum and is an excellent resource that so many of our employees have utilized for both continuing education and sharing best practices. We thank PLUS for this recognition, and also our employees who give their personal time and energy for the development of themselves and their colleagues.”

PLUS is an international, non-profit association with over 7,000 members worldwide. Membership is open to persons interested in the promotion and development of the professional liability industry. The organization provides educational opportunities and programs on professional liability to enhance the professionalism of its members and the professional liability community as a whole. For more information about PLUS visit http://www.plusweb.org.

For more information about Coverys please contact Katharine Gould at kgould(at)coverys(dot)com or (617) 946-8665, or visit the company’s website at http://www.coverys.com.

About Coverys
Coverys is one of the top 10 medical professional liability insurance providers in the country based on direct written premium. Coverys member companies insure more than 20,000 physicians, surgeons, dentists, certified nurse midwives and allied healthcare providers, as well as nearly 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics in 23 states from coast to coast. Coverys is committed to financial strength and stability with net admitted assets in excess of $3.2 billion, direct written premium of $375 million and policyholder surplus of $1.1 billion, as of December 31, 2011. In addition, all Coverys insurance member companies have a Best’s Rating of A- (Excellent). Coverys emphasizes physician education and patient safety, and the company is acknowledged as a leader in providing supportive risk management services and resolute claim defense to the healthcare community. Coverys also offers a variety of interactive and relevant continuing medical education (CME) activities to healthcare providers across the country. For more information visit the Coverys website at http://www.coverys.com. Timely industry and company news can also be found on the Coverys blog at coverys.wordpress.com, on Twitter (@Coverys) and on the company’s Facebook page.

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