OneBeacon Professional Insurance's Hughes To Speak At 2013 PLUS Conference

  OneBeacon Professional Insurance's Hughes To Speak At 2013 PLUS Conference

PR Newswire

MINNETONKA, Minn., March 18, 2013

MINNETONKA, Minn., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --OneBeacon Professional
Insurance (OBPI), a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: OB),
today announced that Patricia Hughes, Vice President of Health Care Risk
Management, will participate as a panelist in the upcoming Professional
Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Medical Professional Liability Symposium
on Thursday, April 11, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, IL.

Hughes will join two other industry professionals in a panel entitled
"Credentialing in the World of ACOs." The session will discuss the impact of
health care reform on the credentialing process in accountable care
organizations, especially with regard to enterprise risk management. The
panel will be held from 8:45-10:00 a.m. CDT.

About OneBeacon Professional Insurance: OneBeacon Professional Insurance is a
member of OneBeacon Insurance Group that specializes in professional liability
solutions for targeted industries including hospitals, long-term care
facilities, medical facilities, physician groups, media organizations,
lawyers, real estate professionals, design professionals, financial services
and technology providers. Additionally,OneBeacon Professional Insurance
provides employment practices liability insurance, management liability and
tailored products for complex organizations including health care provider
excess insurance and HMO reinsurancethrough one of the insurance companies in
OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. General liability, property and workers
compensation coverages are also available for financial institutions.

About OneBeacon: OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. is a Bermuda-domiciled
holding company that is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under
the symbol "OB." OneBeacon's underwriting companies offer a range of specialty
insurance products sold through independent agencies, regional and national
brokers, wholesalers and managing general agencies. Each business is managed
by an experienced team of specialty insurance professionals focused on a
specific customer group or industry segment, and providing distinct products
and tailored coverages and services. OneBeacon's solutions target ocean and
inland marine; entertainment, sports and leisure; group accident; public
entities; technology; tuition refund; professional liability; environmental;
excess property; programs; and commercial surety. For further information
about our products and services visit: www.onebeacon.comand to remain up to
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