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UPDATED: Sep 6, 2020

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Recent Additions at QuickQuote.com

At QuickQuote we constantly strive to improve our Web site and expand the services we provide. Our years of experience in the online insurance industry have helped us understand what is important to our customers. As indicated by the list of changes below, QuickQuote continues to grow and evolve to bring our customers the best of what the online insurance industry has to offer.

May ’04 – QuickQuote Releases Improved Travel Health Insurance System

QuickQuote has significantly improved its Travel Health Insurance offering to include more plan options than ever before and an entirely online application process. Customers can now receive quotes, apply for coverage, sign electronically and pay by credit card, all within approximately ten minutes. Coverage is available for U.S. citizens traveling abroad, U.S. residents traveling outside their home countries and foreign nationals traveling to the U.S. Travel Health Insurance now offers coverage for up to 12 months with several new deductible and policy maximum options available.

April ’04 – QuickQuote Releases Improved Short Term Health Insurance System

QuickQuote has significantly improved its Short Term Health Insurance offering to include more plan options than ever before and an entirely online application process. Customers can receive quotes, apply for coverage, sign electronically and pay by credit card all within approximately ten minutes. Coverage may begin as soon as the next business day. Short Term Health Insurance is now available for coverage up to 12 months in select states with several new deductible options available.

March ’04 – QuickQuote Introduces No Medical Exam Term Life Insurance

QuickQuote has released a new no medical exam term life insurance product designed for customers that require a small amount of term life insurance. This revolutionary product combines the advantages of traditional term life insurance such as affordable, guaranteed level-premium periods, with the speed and simplicity of the Internet. Policies are issued in as little as 15 minutes with no medical exams and no lengthy underwriting for qualified applicants! Learn more about Instant Term Life Insurance.

February ’04 – QuickQuote Releases Redesigned Individual Health Insurance System

QuickQuote’s Individual Health Insurance System has been completely redesigned and now includes an enhanced quote display page, a faster, more robust quoting engine and new options that take the confusion out of selecting a health insurance plan. The insurance company offering has also been expanded to include several new carriers and plans in more states than ever before.

November ’03 – QuickQuote Optimizes and Standardizes Web Site

QuickQuote has reduced Web page size by nearly 50% on some of its most highly visited Web pages to reduce page loading time. These changes have been made to reflect the company’s philosophy of small, responsive Web pages. All changes have been made without sacrificing relevant content. In addition, QuickQuote has ensured its Web pages were in compliance with the W3C, an organization dedicated to Web standards. This means when viewed by visitors, the Web site will operate consistently across all browser types. “Our Web site is now optimized to operate more efficiently and effectively for a larger percentage of Web users,” cited Casey Mees, Senior IT Manager.

November ’03 – QuickQuote Upgrades Web Site Hardware

QuickQuote has responded to the ever increasing need for Web page server reliability and responsiveness. The recent addition of multiple cutting-edge Web page servers indicates the company’s continued commitment to providing visitors with the best insurance purchasing experience possible. “This hardware upgrade will reduce page load times, produce quotes as much as 25% faster and accommodate more Web site traffic without service interruptions,” noted Casey Mees, Senior IT Manager.

October ’03 – QuickQuote Introduces Return of Premium Term Life Insurance

Realizing a trend in life insurance purchases, QuickQuote has introduced Return of Premium (ROP) Term Life Insurance. ROP Term Life Insurance is a revolutionary product that combines the advantages of traditional term life insurance such as affordable, guaranteed level-premium periods (10, 20 or 30 years), with a return of premium feature. At the end of the level-premium period, 100% of the premiums paid are returned to the policy owner! Reduced amounts may also be returned to the policy owner in the event of early policy cancellation. Learn more about Return of Premium Term Life Insurance.

September ’03 – QuickQuote Releases Redesigned Term Life Insurance System

QuickQuote has completed the first major renovation of its Term Life Insurance System in nearly ten years. The new system includes a myriad of improvements designed to enhance the customer purchasing experience. Among these changes are a more accurate and efficient quoting engine, a new Plan Details section, and an increased number of A-rated or better insurance companies. Applicants are now able to print their application forms directly from the Web site if they choose. “This redesign is a significant improvement over the previous system. Our latest innovations will allow QuickQuote to continue as the industry leader in the online term life isurance marketplace, just as we have been for the past ten years,” said Tim Bain, company President.

September ’03 – QuickQuote Releases Enhanced Customer Service Center

QuickQuote has released an easier to use, more robust Customer Service Center. New features include an online application status tracking system, quote and application history sections and application forms retrieval system. These enhancements will provide customers with an automated customer service option to go along with the company’s highly rated live customer service support team. “Customer Service has always been our top priority, said Tim Bain, company President & CEO. Our improved Customer Service Center reinforces this commitment to our customers.”

June ’03 – QuickQuote Changes Ownership

In June 2003 QuickQuote’s ownership changed from the publicly held ING Corporation to a privately held corporation. “The company’s new ownership is committed to continuing QuickQuote’s legacy as the industry’s leading online insurance marketplace. In addition, QuickQuote has rededicated itself to leading the next revolution of online insurance marketplaces,” stated company President, Tim Bain.