Five Star Specialty Programs, a division of Crump Insurance Services, has launched Five Star Healthcare, a new healthcare practice in Sacramento, California.

Five Star said that the new healthcare practice represents an expansion of the specialty underwriting division into a new industry segment.

The new healthcare practice will consist of several facilities including senior living, managed care and other healthcare related programs.

In addition, to support development and operations of the new franchise, the company has appointed Mary Nolan as the new senior vice president, and Janet Orchard and Kevin Nolan as the new vice presidents.

Crump programs division president Lee Lloyd said that the new franchise which is built on the company’s established underwriting platform and industry clout, it can bring the new facilities to its retail partners to meet the needs of customers.