While there is no such company as Equitable Health Insurance, you may be looking for Equitable Life & Casualty Insurance Company. Equitable, as it is also known, does not offer general health insurance coverage, but does supplemental health insurance such as Medicare Supplements, insurance for short-term nursing home stays, and CancerCare+.
Equitable was founded in 1935 by the grandfather of the company’s current Chairman and CEO, E. Rod Ross. Today, the company’s goal is to be the premier life and health insurer for American senior citizens, Ross calls “The Ultimate Generation.” Equitable began offering Medicare Supplement products in the year that Medicare was introduced. Today, Equitable is licensed in 44 states and the District of Columbia.
Equitable Health Insurance Company Locations
Equitable is headquartered in Salt Lake City: the same place the company started 76 years ago: You can contact Equitable or visit the company at
3 Triad Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84180-1200
The company is very helpful, with a whole page on their website dedicated to visitors to Salt Lake City. http://www.equilife.com/about/slc_guide.php
Equitable has agents in all states (and Washington, D.C.) that it offers coverage. It does not publicize their information. Once you become an enrollee in one or more of their insurance plans, you will be put in touch with a local agent.
Equitable Health Insurance Company Phone Number
You can apply for coverage from Equitable by calling toll-free, 877-358-4060. Customer service can be reached at 800-352-5170. You can call anytime from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mountain Time, Monday through Friday.
Equitable Health Insurance Company Quotes
Equitable offers a line of health and life insurance products for seniors, including Medicare supplemental insurance with the EquiChoice or USA MCO programs; life insurance through EquiLIFE LEGACY; and cash benefit plans such as CancerCare+, Hospital Indemnity, and Short-Stay Nursing Home coverage. The company encourages you to use their website and click on the type of insurance you are interested in to submit a quote request to the appropriate agent.
Equitable Health Insurance Company Claims
There are several ways to contact Equitable Insurance Company about a claim. We recommend that you contact your independent agent directly, but you may also submit a claim inquiry through Equitable’s website. http://www.equilife.com/products/contact.php?cat=2 You may find the claim forms on Equitable’s website also. http://www.equilife.com/pos/claims_forms.php Fill them out and mail them to:
P.O. Box 2460
Salt Lake City, UT 84110-2460
You can also keep track of the status of pending claims, and look up your claim history online. https://secure.equilife.com/index.cfm Signup is a simple three-step process: provide your Equitable policy number and the last four digits of your Social Security number; create a login and password; and create an account security question and voilá! Instead of calling and harassing your insurance agent, you can keep up with your submission as it goes through claims process.
Equitable prides itself on having a quick claims process of five days or less. They base this assertion on verifiable data collected for all Equitable insurance claims submitted between January 2006 and December 2010. Equitable also features an automatic Medicare crossover claims program.
Equitable Health Insurance Company Careers
Equitable Insurance Company is always looking to contract with independent agents who are interested in becoming a partner with Equitable. You must be interested in serving the senior market, as well as honest, concerned, and caring. If you are attracted to this opportunity, call the Agency Department at 800-352-5121 or send an email to AgencyServices@EquiLife.com. Agents are 100% vested in Equitable contracts from the minute they sign them.
If you are interested in working at Equitable, you can contact their human resources department at 800-352-5150. The company emphasizes a family atmosphere, since it was founded as a family company. Equitable offers:
- Paid vacation and holidays
- Medical, dental and vision insurance coverage
- Long-term disability
- 401K and profit sharing
- Education program
- Training and career development
- Life and accidental disability/dismemberment coverage
Equitable Life & Casualty Insurance Company is very supportive of the community it is based in and takes pride in its good corporate citizenship by giving back to the community. The company sponsors “Profiles in Caring,” a local, weekly television program showcasing generous individuals and organizations. Equitable helped create an “Ambassadors of Caring” award to acknowledge these selfless people and extraordinary organizations, and ensure that their good deeds do not go unnoticed.