Health Insurance Search and Comparison Site is Finalist for “Internet’s Highest Honor” – Recognized For Its Content, Structure And Navigation, Visual Design and Overall UX Experience
New York, NY (April 22, 2015)
HealthCare.com announced today it has been nominated as an Honoree for The 19th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
HealthCare.com is the leading privately-owned search engine and comparison tool for health insurance plans. With the largest database of plans online, HealthCare.com is a one-stop website for healthcare plans that include Obamacare health insurance, short term health insurance and other highly sought insurance products.
Honorees for the Health category include HealthCare.com, GoodRx, ZocDoc, TeenMentalHealth.org, Well+Good, Sonima, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pot Help, Your Brain Matters and Vitamin Atlas.
“Honorees like HealthCare.com are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 13,000 entries we received this year.”
“Our goal is to make healthcare simple, starting with health insurance. Our service is free to consumers and gives them an unbiased way to quickly and privately compare plan choices and options,” said Jeff Smedsrud, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HealthCare.com. “This recognition from The Webby Awards is an extreme honor, and recognizes that we have valuable tools and content that helps consumers.”
Privately-owned HealthCare.com is the nation’s leading unbiased search engine and comparison tool for health insurance plans. The website features over 120,000 plans, including virtually all of the state-based exchange plans, federal exchange plans and many private, off-exchange plans. Using powerful proprietary technology and tools, HealthCare.com continues to grow its technology, interfaces and services to help consumers compare health insurance costs and subsidies for free, and enable them to purchase their health insurance online, over the phone with a licensed advisor, or in person with an expert, local agent. The company’s website offers recommendations and a comparison shopping experience to simplify decision-making, allowing consumers to find the right health insurance plan that fits their lifestyle. It also offers online calculators and shopping tools to make buying health insurance easier and more efficient. With more than one million visitors each month, HealthCare.com partners, and integrates with industry-leading health insurance companies to help consumers enroll into healthcare plans. HealthCare.com has offices in Miami, Minneapolis, New York and Guatemala City. For more information, visit www.healthcare.com.
About The Webby
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile Sites & Apps, and Social. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Grey Goose, Vitamin T, Shocase, Engine Yard, Funny or Die, Advertising Age, Percolate, Mashable, Business Insider, Internet Week New York and Guardian News and Media.