NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. Magazine today revealed that HealthCare.com is No. 583 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, and No. 1 in the insurance category for companies listed multiple times on the list. This is the fourth straight year the insuretech company has ranked in the top 5000, a rare achievement for a start-up only in its fourth year of eligibility for the prestigious honor.
HealthCare.com is a privately-owned search and comparison engine for health insurance and Medicare plans, connecting millions of consumers with a network of licensed insurance brokers and carriers. Since 2014 the company has helped over 3 million individuals shop for a health insurance plan, including a growing number of those over age 65. In February 2018, HealthCare.com completed the acquisition of Pivot Health (PivotHealth.com) a fast-growing insuretech company that develops, manages and markets proprietary specialty insurance and supplemental plans.
“In 2016 HealthCare.com was named to the list for the first time at position #388 and in 2017 the company shot up to #148 and #388 in 2018. We are honored to be listed as the number one company in the insurance category for four consecutive years in a row, a feat few organizations have accomplished. As one of the fastest-growing insuretech companies in the U.S., HealthCare.com is continuing to evolve and change the way consumers shop, compare and purchase health insurance plans through multiple channels,” said Jeff Smedsrud, co-founder of HealthCare.com. “We’ve helped more than 3 million individuals get access to health plans and take action to get covered in just minutes. We are changing the way consumers buy health insurance, helping more Americans get covered, and we’re honored to be recognized for leading the way.”
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
HealthCare.com is an online health insurance company providing a data-driven shopping platform that helps American consumers enroll in individual health insurance and Medicare plans. HealthCare.com also develops and markets a portfolio of proprietary, direct-to-consumer health insurance and supplemental insurance products under the name Pivot Health. Founded in 2014, the company is headquartered in New York City, and is backed by PeopleFund and individual investors including current and former executives of Booking.com and Priceline. HealthCare.com is a 4-time honoree of the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. For more info, visit www.healthcare.com.
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