LANSING, Mich., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., the nation's tenth largest workers compensation insurer, is proud to announce that two of its operating companies – Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and United Heartland – have each been selected as Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2011 by Business Insurance magazine. This is the second year in a row that both companies have received this recognition.
Business Insurance launched the Best Places to Work in Insurance program in 2009 to identify and recognize high-quality workplaces in the commercial insurance industry and honor them for creating workplaces that do a superior job of encouraging employees to thrive in a workplace they can love. The program and subsequent recognition by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group are very prestigious within the insurance industry.
"We are excited to receive this honor from Business Insurance two years in a row for both Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and United Heartland," Liz Haar, CEO of Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., said. "Our focus on attracting, investing in and developing top, diverse talent has allowed us to create an environment in which people truly want to work and to acquire some of the best employees in the industry."
An alphabetical list of the 50 Best Places to Work in Insurance was released in the Sept. 12, 2011 issue of Business Insurance and the final report and rankings will be unveiled and published in the Nov. 7, 2011 issue of Business Insurance.
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Accident Fund Holdings, Inc.
Accident Fund Holdings, Inc. is a workers' compensation insurance holding company conducting business through four operating units: Accident Fund Companies, located in Lansing, Michigan; United Heartland, located in New Berlin, Wisconsin; CompWest, located in San Francisco, California; and Third Coast Underwriters, located in Chicago, Illinois. Its insurance company subsidiaries are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Accident Fund Holdings is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
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