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Customized Health Solutions for Americans

The market for health care is shifting dramatically, requiring individual Americans to take a greater and more active role in the evaluation, purchase and utilization of health insurance benefits. By 2018, up to 82 million Americans will become responsible for selecting and enrolling in health insurance annually through public and private exchanges.1

The HealthMarkets family of businesses help simplify the complexities of the American health care system. We combine experienced leadership and deep industry knowledge with innovative technology that we believe delivers a seamless customer experience and strong business results.

Our businesses offer unique capabilities and benefits to individuals and families, seniors, small business owners and their employees looking for affordable health and related insurance solutions that fit their distinct circumstances and budgets.

HealthMarkets Insurance Agency

HealthMarkets Insurance Agency2 is one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the United States. We distribute health, Medicare, Life and supplemental insurance products from more than 200 insurance providers to individuals and families, seniors, small business owners and their employees. We represent health insurance companies including Aetna, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield and many more.

Consumers can contact HealthMarkets online at HealthMarkets.com, 24/7 over the phone at (800) 827-9990 or through one of our 3,600+ local insurance agents.

HealthMarkets Homepage


SureBridge3 is one of the leading brands of supplemental insurance coverage in the United States, helping to provide financial security for Americans of all ages and their families. Our comprehensive portfolio of products is available from licensed insurance agents in 46 states and the District of Columbia and are available through HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, as well as through other unaffiliated insurance distributors. SureBridge policyholders can receive direct cash benefits for expenses caused by unexpected medical issues, sustained illnesses and end of life challenges.

The SureBridge portfolio includes dental, vision, and other insurance plans that complement an individual’s health insurance. These plans help provide an additional layer of protection in the event of accidental injury, catastrophic illness, hospitalization or cancer.

Consumers can learn more about these products at SureBridgeInsurance.com or by calling HealthMarkets Insurance Agency at (800) 827-9990.

SureBridge Homepage


Excelsior Insurance Brokerage, Inc.4 is a multi-line brokerage offering solutions for independent brokers in the group and senior markets. With company DNA going back 70 years, Excelsior possesses a deep knowledge of how the market works and provides modern solutions to help increase brokers’ incomes and client base.

Excelsior believes technology and unmatched service go hand-in-hand. They deliver superior support to their brokers to help them best leverage their time, grow their business and enhance their local footprint in the communities they serve.

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[1] 2012 report by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

[2] HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, Inc. is licensed as an insurance agency in all 50 states and DC. Not all agents are licensed to sell all products. Service and product availability varies by state.

[3] SureBridge® is a registered trademark used for both insurance and non-insurance products underwritten by The Chesapeake Life Insurance Company®, an insurance subsidiary company of HealthMarkets, Inc., or Careington BenefitSolutions, an unaffiliated, non-insurance partner that provides dental and other discount health and well-being products.

[4] Excelsior Insurance Brokerage, Inc., a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business at 9151 Boulevard 26, North Richland Hills, TX 76180, is authorized to transact business as an insurance agency in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and does business as Excelsior Benefits Insurance Services, Inc. in California (CA LIC #0G78200) and New York.