SHELTON, Conn., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, HealthPlanOne (HPO)—the insurance industry's premier full-service member acquisitions firm--has made the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. An industry leader, HPO ranked number 14 in the Insurance Industry category.
To be honored this year is a significant achievement since it signifies each company's continued growth through three of the toughest years in this country's economy. Even in this slow-growing economic environment, the median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500/5000 Internet companies was a notable 139% between 2008-2011. Comparatively, HealthPlanOne's growth rate during this time was an impressive 489%, more than three times the Inc. median growth rate listed above.
"Our growth over the past few years has been the result of concentrating on what we do best, which is to fill a gap in the online market with a superior customer experience," explained William Stapleton, CEO of HealthPlanOne. "Our aptitude in developing insurance technology that helps organizations increase their profitability and close more sales enables us to be well-positioned for future growth."
One of 64 companies rated in CT on the Inc. 5000 list, HealthPlanOne has also qualified as a 2012 Marcum Tech Top 40 Company awarded by the Connecticut Technology Council. In 2011 HealthPlanOne received this award as well, which is designated to technology companies in the areas of: Software, It Services, Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, New Media/Internet/Telecom, and Energy/Environmental Technologies. Winners are selected on the basis of revenue growth over the past four years. This year, the awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 27 in Wallingford, CT.
To substantiate HealthPlanOne's commitment for providing consumers with insightful tools to make their health insurance decisions, HPO was recently awarded the number 7 rank in the "Top 100 Insurance Experts to Follow on Twitter" from EvanCarmichael.com, one of the world's most popular websites for entrepreneurs.
About HealthPlanOne, LLC
Founded in 2005, HealthPlanOne, the nation's leading Internet marketing and member acquisition company serving the healthcare and insurance industries, offers the broadest portfolio of Individual, Family and Medicare eligible health plans from top-rated carriers nationwide. Holding licenses in 50 states, the agency is appointed with all major national and regional carriers and offers nationwide assistance from knowledgeable, licensed insurance agents.
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