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RADNOR, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 24, 2007 -- Health Benefits Direct Corporation (OTCBB: HBDT), a leading innovator in the direct marketing and distribution of a wide range of health and life insurance products in the individual market, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with PacifiCare, a UnitedHealthcare company, to market a number of PacifiCare's health insurance plans for individuals and families in California.
"We are continuing to selectively and strategically expand our health insurance portal with leading providers like PacifiCare," said Alvin H. Clemens, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "As an advocate for individual insurance consumers, we want to line our customers up with the best, most reliable coverage offered by the most highly rated carriers. Adding PacifiCare enables us to enter the large California market with a premier offering of health insurance products."
In addition to PacifiCare, Health Benefits Direct's major medical insurance carriers include UnitedHealthcare's Golden Rule Insurance Company, Aetna, Humana, Time Insurance Company (marketed as Assurant Health), and UniCare (a Wellpoint company). The company offers life insurance through Fidelity Life and AIG American General (an AIG company). Indemnity, short-term major medical, and critical illness insurance is offered through various additional partners.