NAICS Code Description

524114 - Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers

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This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in initially underwriting (i.e., assuming the risk and assigning premiums) health and medical insurance policies. Group hospitalization plans and HMO establishments that provide health and medical insurance policies without providing health care services are included in this industry.


  • HMO establishments that provide both health care services and underwrite health and medical insurance are classified in U.S. Industry 621491, HMO Medical Centers;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in reinsuring health insurance policies are classified in Industry 524130, Reinsurance Carriers; and
  • Legal entities (i.e., funds, plans, and/or programs) organized to provide health- and welfare-related employee benefits exclusively for the sponsor's employees or members are classified in Industry 525120, Health and Welfare Funds.
Index Entries for 524114
524114524114524114Dental insurance carriers, direct
524114524114524114Group hospitalization plans without providing health care services
524114524114524114Health insurance carriers, direct
524114524114524114Hospital and medical service plans, direct, without providing health care services
524114524114524114Hospitalization insurance carriers, direct, without providing health care services
524114524114524114Insurance carriers, health, direct
524114524114524114Insurance underwriting, health and medical, direct
524114524114524114Medical insurance carriers, direct
524114524114524114Medical service plans without providing health care services

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 524114 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Unitedhealth Group IncMinnetonkaMN
Anthem IncIndianapolisIN
Aetna IncHartfordCT
Highmark IncPittsburghPA
United Healthcare Services IncMinnetonkaMN
Ascension Health AllianceSaint LouisMO
Optumrx IncIrvineCA
Wellcare Health Plans IncTampaFL
Principal Financial Group IncDes MoinesIA
Pacificare Health Systems LLCCypressCA