Posted on: May 11, 2016 by Manchester Specialty
Manchester, NH, May 11, 2016 – Manchester Specialty Programs, a leading national specialty underwriting and insurance program management firm for Home Care, Hospice and other health-related classes is pleased to formally announce its’ relationship with Great American Insurance Group. The two organizations provide business insurance coverage solutions on an Admitted basis. Great American’s suite of products is the most recent addition to Manchester Specialty’s national workers’ compensation and surplus lines professional liability product offerings.
“We are pleased to further expand our multiline national Allied Health program with Great American’s superior products, available on “A+” rated Admitted paper,” said Bill Thompson, President and CEO of Manchester Specialty Programs. “This addition provides our agent and broker partners the opportunity to expand their clientele in the thriving and dynamic health care field. Agents, brokers and their customers will also benefit from our combined underwriting and marketing experience in the Allied Health field, as well as value-added services provided by Great American. This includes access to a broad spectrum of coverages, Great American’s efficient claims management and safety/loss prevention services, including a driver training and monitoring program offered through SafetyFirstTM and discounted background check rates available from IntelliCorp®.”
Through Great American Insurance Group’s Specialty Human Services and Manchester Specialty Programs, agents and brokers will have access on an admitted basis to a Package policy that includes coverages such as General Liability, Professional Liability, Abuse or Molestation, Third-Party Crime, Inland Marine and Non-Owned and Hired Auto; Property; Owned Auto; Umbrella/Excess; Directors’ & Officers’ and Employment Practices Liability; and Cyber Liability. Through Manchester Specialty Programs additional “A+” dedicated market, agents and brokers also have access to workers’ compensation.
Target classes include Home Health Care, Companion Care, Visiting Nurse Associations (VNAs), Hospice and Respite Care. Manchester Specialty works on an “open brokerage” basis with licensed agents and brokers nationwide. For Great American agents, Manchester is the “dedicated access point” to these targeted health-related classes.
In addition to the core target classes, coverage for Adult Day Care, Alcohol and Drug Rehab/Detox Facilities, Physical/Speech/Occupational Therapy Centers and Mental Health Counseling Centers may also be considered.
For more information about Manchester Specialty Programs, please visit www.manchesterspecialty.com. You can also contact Bill Thompson to discuss the program or a risk at 1.855.972.9399 (toll free) or 1.802.472.1500, ext. 101.
About Manchester Specialty Programs
Founded in 2009, Manchester Specialty Programs Inc. is a privately held national specialty underwriting and insurance program management firm. Manchester Specialty is licensed to do business as a program administrator in all 50 states and DC. The quality and stability of its insurance program for Home Health Care, Hospice, Medical Staffing Firms and Miscellaneous Medical Facilities is a direct result of the firm’s expertise, broad product capability and commitment to the market. Manchester Specialty’s reputation enables the program management company to establish and maintain excellent relationships with top-rated insurance carriers to continually deliver sound protection and unique insurance solutions as emerging risks develop in the health care landscape.
About Great American Insurance Group
Policies are underwritten by Great American Insurance Company, Great American Assurance Company, Great American Alliance Insurance Company, Great American Insurance Company of New York and Great American Spirit Insurance Company.
Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A.M. Best Company for over 100 years (most recent rating evaluation of “A+” (Superior) as of March 20, 2015). The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.