Internet-based auto insurance provider Esurance (www.esurance.com, San Francisco) will provide San Diego-based California Coast Credit Union members online access to personal auto insurance.
EBIX BUYS INS-SITE
Atlanta-based ebix.com announced it signed a letter of intent with e-business solutions provider Ins-Site Insurance Solutions (Atlanta) to purchase Ins-Site's entire customer base, as well as the intellectual property rights of all Ins-Site products.
TERM LIFE DISTRIBUTION
Quotesmith.com (Darien, IL) is partnering with American Life Insurance Company of New York to distribute the carrier's term life online.
LLOYD'S GOES ONLINE
Brokers and intermediaries now have direct access to Lloyd's of London insurance market through www.lloyds.com.
Indianapolis-based Conseco Health Insurance Co. launched a "quality of life" health and wellness content portal (www.lifestarts.com) to address health-related concerns of the 45- to 65-year-old market. The carrier is negotiating with retail operations that have senior programs to offer online discounts for visitors.
SALLIE MAE PARTNERSHIP
eHealthInsurance (Sunnyvale, CA) initiated a partnership with education loan subsidy source Sallie Mae, a subsidiary of USA Education, Inc. (Reston, VA), to offer Sallie Mae customers a selection of health insurance products through the Sallie Mae Mall at www.sallliemae.com/mall/.
LIFE SALES PLATFORM
Online insurance sales platform provider Acentas (Stoneham, MA) and insurance eCRM software producer Entresoft (Bakersfield, CA) announced availability of an end-to-end transaction processing solution for the global insurance industry based on Acentas' Insurance Technology Platform and Entresoft's InsureConnect.
E-business services provider Pointshare's (Las Vegas) Community Healthcare division has signed an agreement with the state of Nevada to make Nevada Medicaid information available online for more than 120,000 policyholders.
Internet-based business payroll and benefits services provider MyBenefitSource (Atlanta) launched its Broker Referral Program and its first charter partners, ORBA Financial Management (Gold River, CA), a national financial services company, and Molton, Allen and Williams (Birmingham, AL), a P&C agency.