Harris Healthcare Acquires Connecture, Inc.

Ottawa, Canada, October 7, 2019 – N. Harris Computer Corporation’s (“Harris”) healthcare group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Connecture, Inc. (“Connecture”). Connecture provides SaaS based solutions for Medicare shopping and enrollment and serves customers including insurance carriers, insurance brokers and pharmacy benefit managers.

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Connecture Announces The Sale Of Its Commercial U65 Business Unit to Benefitfocus

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — February 26, 2019 – Connecture, Inc. announces the sales of its Commercial U65 business unit to Benefitfocus 

With the sale of the U65 business, Connecture ensures a dedicated focus on its Medicare business, which includes the PlanCompare, Brokerlink, and DrugCompare platforms. With this now exclusively SaaS suite of solutions, Connecture is positioned to more efficiently target investments that will enable its customers’ evolution and growth in the Medicare and drug price comparison spaces.

“The Commercial business unit has done a great job delivering, innovating and launching tools and platforms that fit nicely alongside the Benefitfocus portfolio,” said Kraig McEwen, CEO of Connecture.

“This is a signal of both our renewed laser focus on our Medicare business and the vibrancy of the Commercial business which is now part of Benefitfocus. We look forward to partnering during this period of transition and continuing to support market success for our customers.”

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BenefitsPro Webinar: How to Engage Millennials in the Age of Cyber Threats

As Millennials make up a growing portion of the American workforce, shifts in information security practices and business objectives must occur to keep up with how they interact with the digital landscape. This means continually minimizing, monitoring and managing sensitive data — especially health care data — to shield it from cyber threats.

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Health Insurance Is No Longer a One-Time Transaction

The Connecture Team was in San Diego last month for the AHIP Institute & Expo — one of the biggest healthcare events of the year. During the three-day event, our own Jeff Surges took the stage with our client Jerry Eichhorst from USAA, to talk about the future of healthcare consumerism. A reporter from Healthcare Finance attended the session and wrote a recap of Jeff’s remarks.

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MA Plans Try Variety of Year-Round Engagement Tactics

Medicare Advantage plans are realizing that increased competition means they need to keep members engaged year-round. In this article published in AIS Health’s Radar on Medicare Advantage, our own Jeff Surges provides his insight on what carriers need to think about when it comes to an effective engagement strategy. Our client Geisinger Health Plan is also featured in this piece.

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