NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Pivot Health, a division of HealthCare.com, a leader in technology-based health insurance solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Pan-American Life Insurance Company to market a complementary Medicare product through several distribution channels. The announcement follows a record year of growth for the company in the 60 and over market, which saw sales in this sector increase by 63% between 2018-2019.
“In 2018, we launched a pre-Medicare health insurance solution for people who were no longer eligible for employer coverage and had a temporary need,” said Jeff Smedsrud, co-founder and CEO by Pivot Health. “There is a large niche population of 60 and over who want solutions to access Medicare eligibility at an affordable price. Now, Pivot Health is entering phase two of its expansion into the senior market and will be able to help its members seamlessly enroll in our Medicare supplement plans, as well as additional health features. and well-being. ”
Medicare Pivot Health supplement plans promote instant approval and competitive rates on household discounts if more than one person in the home is eligible for Medicare. The supplemental plans marketed include plan A, plan G, plan N and plan F for people already registered in a supplemental plan under plan F.
Pivot Health’s multi-channel approach allows the company to distribute Medicare supplement plans online or through major national brokers, call center partners and through its sales and service center. internal to Indianapolis. In early 2020, Pivot Health announced the opening of a sales and service center in Indianapolis that will grow its workforce in Indiana to more than 100 people.
“This partnership with Pivot Health’s senior market specialists is an important milestone for Pan-American Life’s senior market initiative,” said JJ Lafleur, Vice President Special Markets and Actuary, US Group, Pan-American Group Life Insurance. “Pivot Health’s unparalleled digital channels facilitate the immediate expansion of our diverse offering of competitive Medicare supplemental plans, designed to meet the unique needs of seniors and to fill gaps in healthcare spending. ”
“Switching from an employer health plan or an individual plan to Medicare can be confusing or extremely stressful when weighing your options,” said Smedsrud. “Pivot Health understands that Medicare supplement plans are standardized, but the customer service experience doesn’t have to be. Our personal, client-centered approach will help seniors enroll in the health insurance plan that best fits their lifestyle and financial needs.
About Pivot Health (a HealthCare.com Company)
Launched in 2016, Pivot Health is an insurance product development, management and marketing company led by an experienced team of health insurance professionals who have managed over $ 7 billion in insurance premiums. The company has exclusive products and dedicated relationships with several national carriers. Pivot Health was acquired in 2018 by HealthCare.com, the country’s largest private health insurance research and comparison platform. For more information, visit www.pivothealth.com and www.healthcare.com.
About Pan-American Life Insurance Group
Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), one of the leading providers of life, accident and health insurance in the Americas providing trusted financial services since 1911. The New Orleans-based group is made up of over twenty member companies, employs more than 2,100 worldwide, and provides leading life, accident and health insurance, employee benefits, and financial services, both individual and / or group, in 49 states, the District of Columbia (DC) , Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The Group has branches and subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama and in 13 Caribbean markets, including Barbados, the Cayman Islands, Curaçao and Trinidad -and-Tobago. For more information, visit the Pan-American Life website at palig.com, like us on Facebook @PanAmericanLife, follow us on Twitter @PanAmericanLife, and connect with us on LinkedIn at Pan-American Life Insurance Group.