MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthCare.com (http://www.healthcare.com), a leading privately-owned health insurance search and comparison website, has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the United States in 2015, ranking #388 overall and near the top of the insurance sector.
HealthCare.com is a disruptive and innovative online service that improves how consumers compare, shop and enroll in health insurance coverage by connecting carriers with highly-targeted customers. For 35 years, Inc. has recognized America's fastest-growing companies with its Inc. 500 list. HealthCare.com now shares a pedigree with the likes of past winners like Intuit, Microsoft, Patagonia and Zappos. The Inc. 500 recognition for HealthCare.com was based on its 2015 results, which represented the first full-year of operations for the company. Overall, over the last three years ended in 2015, HealthCare.com's revenue grew more than 1,000%. The company expects its revenue in 2016 to increase by nearly 400% above 2015 results, and has expanded its services into the large market of Medicare-eligible consumers.
"This is a great tribute to our team, their hard work and disciplined approach to disrupting the very large healthcare industry. We are working towards a better way for consumers to buy healthcare plans and a new way for insurance companies to become more efficient in targeting and enrolling customers," said Howard Yeh, President and co-founder of HealthCare.com.
"It's a great honor to be recognized by Inc. for our rapid growth," said Jeff Smedsrud, co-founder of HealthCare.com. "We want to thank our customers and partners for their commitment and willingness to think differently as we help change the way health insurance of all types is delivered to consumers."
The Inc. 500 award is the latest in a series of major awards for HealthCare.com, making it one of the health insurance industry's most recognized new companies.
In the past three years, HealthCare.com has emerged as one of the most-visited online health insurance destinations. The unbiased website features virtually all state-based exchange plans, federal exchange plans, many private, off-exchange plans and options for Medicare-eligible consumers. Using interactive tools and innovative technology, HealthCare.com continues to grow its services to help consumers compare health insurance costs and subsidies for free, and match them with licensed agents at national call centers, web-based entities or directly with a carrier. The goal of HealthCare.com is to help consumers easily research information, compare health insurance quotes from insurance carriers using interactive tools and innovation, and ultimately enroll into coverage. Using trusted recommendations and a comparison-shopping experience to simplify decision-making, consumers can find the right health insurance plan that fits their lifestyles. HealthCare.com has offices in New York, Miami, FL and Guatemala City. For more information, visit www.healthcare.com