DALLAS/FORT WORTH – October 4, 2013 – HealthMarkets Insurance AgencySM (//www.healthmarkets.com) officially launched today as the new consumer brand for the insurance agency Insphere Insurance Solutions, Inc. (“Insphere”).
“We are very excited about the launch of the HealthMarkets Insurance Agency brand. We believe the HealthMarkets name and its use in connection with our agency is a valuable asset that effectively conveys the products and services we offer to consumers needing information and assistance as they shop for insurance,” said Kenneth J. Fasola, Insphere’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
“Our mission is to consistently provide the most convenient way for consumers to shop for insurance for themselves and their family,” said Fasola. Our agency has marketing agreements with more than 60 recognized carriers. The agency’s product offering includes health insurance, Medicare plans, life insurance, long-term care insurance, supplemental insurance and other related products. In addition to the broad product portfolio, HealthMarkets Insurance Agency enables consumers to shop for coverage whenever and however they choose by offering:
• More than 3,000 licensed agents in communities nationwide
• Personalized assistance 24/7 over the phone
• A user-friendly, online shopping experience
Use of HealthMarkets Insurance Agency as the consumer-facing brand of Insphere does not represent a change in the legal name, status or ownership of Insphere. HealthMarkets Insurance Agency is the d/b/a or assumed name of Insphere which is licensed as an insurance agency in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Insphere is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of HealthMarkets, Inc.
On October 9, HealthMarkets Insurance Agency will launch consumer marketing that includes national television commercials, radio campaigns and digital marketing.
About HealthMarkets Insurance AgencySM
HealthMarkets Insurance Agency is the d/b/a or assumed name of Insphere Insurance Solutions, Inc. which is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of HealthMarkets, Inc. Insphere is licensed as an insurance agency in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. HealthMarkets Insurance Agency offers a portfolio of health and related insurance products from nationally recognized insurance carriers to consumers online, over the phone or through approximately 3,000 agents nationwide. For more information about HealthMarkets Insurance Agency visit www.healthmarkets.com.
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