About Us

HealthCare, Inc. is a privately-owned company focused on helping consumers make better healthcare decisions. We are a team of over 100 people located in Indianapolis, New York City, Miami, and Guatemala City. We are an online healthcare company that seeks to change how you shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage. Our mission: to empower individuals, families, and small businesses by providing information and recommendations. Ultimately, we want you to make better decisions about how you manage your healthcare.

Our Vision:

To help consumers find, compare, and buy insurance plans that best fit their needs in the simplest way possible.

Our Mission:

To use technology and insurance expertise to tailor a customer’s search for health insurance according to his or her personal and ever-changing needs. By doing so, we aim to serve as the trusted advisor and leading brand for consumers.

Awards & Recognitions

HealthCare.com has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing and innovative companies in North America with prestigious awards from:

Inc. 500

HealthCare.com ranked #148 on the Inc. 500 ranking of America’s fastest-growing companies for 2017 (after placing #338 in 2016’s list). See our profile on Inc.com.

Deloitte Fast 500

HealthCare.com ranked #99 on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500, being recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America. See the full list on Deloitte.com.

Red Herring 100

Red Herring selected HealthCare.com as a 2016 Red Herring 100 award winner as a top private company for 2016.

Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

HealthCare.com President Jose Vargas is a 2019 Finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Nominations go to leaders of high-growth companies who excel in innovation, performance and personal commitment to their communities.

Our History

The HealthCare.com story spans 10+ years of work and focus to make healthcare more accessible for everyone. Starting in 2006, we acquired the domain name HealthCare.com and set out to empower consumers with better healthcare information and help them make better decision. A new chapter began in 2014 with a new mission and vision for the company.

HealthCare.com Is Born in 2006

The HealthCare.com domain name was acquired and the company “HealthCare.com, Inc.” is founded. The founders included the entrepreneurial team behind PeopleFund and a number of other prominent Internet ventures.

Original HealthCare.com Website Launches

The original HealthCare.com is launched as an healthcare information portal, featuring a symptom checker, medical dictionary and drug encyclopedia. The site also featured a doctor and healthcare provider directory which powered a healthcare provider search not only in our own site, but also on other sites such as AOL Health, EverydayHealth and the Miami Herald.

HealthCare.com Enters the Health Insurance Vertical

HealthCare.com acquires HealthInsuranceFinders.com, a health insurance comparison website, and shifts its focus as a business towards performance marketing solutions for health insurance marketers.

The Original HealthCare.com Makes the Inc. 500 for the First Time

HealthCare.com makes the Inc. 500 list as the 20th fastest-growing company in North America and #1 fastest-growing in the insurance category.

Leading Online Marketing Company Acquires HealthCare.com’s Insurance Marketing Business

The insurance marketing business is acquired by a Los Angeles-based online marketing leader. The original HealthCare.com website remains with the original founding team and is incorporated as HealthCare, Inc.

The First Open Enrollment Period Under Obamacare Begins in 2013

The first Obamacare Open Enrollment Period begins for healthcare consumers under the Affordable Care Act.

New Founder Joins the New, Pre-Launch HealthCare.com

Health insurance veteran, Jeff Smedsrud, joins as a founder of the new HealthCare.com, which is incorporated as HealthCare, Inc., a new Delaware corporation.

New HealthCare.com Launches

HealthCare, Inc. launches the new HealthCare.com website featuring a search and comparison engine for health plans, and a performance advertising channel for healthcare companies. Howard Yeh, a founder in the original HealthCare.com, rejoins as a founder.

HealthCare.com Raises $9.5M in Series A Funding

HealthCare, Inc. announces the completion of a $9.5 million Series A investment, led by Jeff Boyd and Bob Mylod – former CEO and CFO of the Priceline Group respectively, and the founding team members of Booking.com, PeopleFund and other prominent individual investors.

HealthCare.com Expands Business to Senior Healthcare

HealthCare.com launches a Medicare Supplement comparison and advertising category.

HealthCare.com Places on the 2016 Red Herring 100

HealthCare.com is named as one of the Red Herring 100 most innovative companies in North America.

The New HealthCare.com Makes It on the Inc. 5000 and Inc. 500

HealthCare.com makes the Inc. 5000 and Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies, with an overall ranking of #388.

HealthCare.com Launches MedicareGuide.com

HealthCare.com launches MedicareGuide.com as a new consumer property for Medicare-eligible seniors to show Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Medigap plans.

HealthCare.com Ranks on the Deloitte Fast Technology 500

HealthCare.com is named to the Deloitte Fast Technology 500. Ranked in the top 100, the company gains recognition as one of the fastest growing public and private technology companies. 

HealthCare.com Reaches 2 Million Consumers in 2016

HealthCare.com announces that its technology platforms connected over 2 million consumers to its network of licensed insurance brokers, insurance carriers and licensed web-based entities in 2016.

HealthCare.com Grows to 40 People

The HealthCare.com team grows to 40 people between offices in New York City, Miami and Guatemala City.

HealthCare.com Gets Ranked on the 2017 Inc. 500

For the second consecutive year, HealthCare.com is named in to the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies in North America, rising to #148 overall and #2 in the insurance category.

HealthCare.com Acquires Pivot Health

HealthCare.com acquires Pivot Health, a leading direct-to-consumer provider and manager of specialty insurance products.

HealthCare.com Secures $18 Million in Series B Funding

Which brings the total capital raised to over $27 million.
The financing will be used to grow HealthCare.com as the nation’s preeminent source helping consumers compare and enroll in health insurance and Medicare plans.

We’re the People
Behind HealthCare.com

We’re a hungry team of entrepreneurs, engineers, researchers, designers, writers, marketers, analysts, data nerds, and healthcare specialists building a business around helping consumers make better healthcare purchase decisions.

CEO and Co-Founder
President, Insurance Services & Co-Founder
President & Co-Founder
VP, Revenue
VP, Product
VP, Paid Media
VP, Sales (Pivot Health)
VP, Operations (Pivot Health)
Board Director, Investor
Board Director, President, Co-Founder, Investor
Board Director, CEO, Co-Founder, Investor
Board Director, Investor
Board Observer, Investor
Investor, Co-Founder
Investor, Co-Founder

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