October 17, 2007 06:00 ET

Five Companies Renew Qualification in IMSA, Ethical Standards Organization

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - October 17, 2007) - Five distinguished companies have qualified to renew their membership in the Insurance Marketplace Standards Association (IMSA), the premier standards-setting organization for the life insurance marketplace.

IMSA President & CEO Brian Atchinson congratulated the following companies for completing the rigorous, independent review of their marketing, sales and compliance practices required every three years to qualify for renewed IMSA membership:

--  Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI;
--  The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI; and
--  UNIFI Companies including:
    - Ameritas Life Insurance Corp., Lincoln, NE;
    - Acacia Life Insurance Company, Bethesda, MD; and
    - The Union Central Life Insurance Company, Cincinnati, OH.

"These companies have demonstrated a continuing commitment to maintaining high ethical standards," said Atchinson. "We applaud them for their special dedication to serving their customers with honesty and integrity."

IMSA is the premier standards-setting organization for the life insurance, annuity and long-term care insurance marketplace for individually sold products. Qualified companies commit to maintaining high ethical standards and to being fair, honest, and open in the way they advertise, sell and service their products. For more information and a list of IMSA-qualified companies, visit

Contact Information

  • For information, contact:
    Susan Beach