HCC Life Insurance Company said that it is expanding its relationship with eHealth to distribute its Life STM short-term health insurance policy in 41 states.

HCC Life offers short-term health insurance coverage to residents of 41 states including Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington DC, West Virginia, etc.

Through the partnership, eHealth customers will be able to apply for short-term health insurance products from HCC Life at eHealthInsurance.com using eHealth’s eApproval technology. The online shoppers can use the technology to submit their applications for HCC Life short-term health insurance plans with an electronic signature and receive an instant response.

Mark Carney, executive vice president of HCC Life Insurance Company, said: By partnering with eHealth, we’re making it even easier for our customers to find quality short-term health coverage. eHealth’s eApproval technology makes the application and approval process for short-term coverage a seamless, paperless, online process that’s completed in a single online session for many of our customers.

Robert Hurley, senior vice president of eHealth, said: eHealth’s mobile web site has been selling travel insurance from HCC Medical Insurance Services for several months now, and we’re excited to add HCC Life’s short-term product to our main retail Web and mobile sites. We also commend HCC Life’s decision to utilize our eApproval technology, and believe it improves the application and approval process for customers.

HCC Life is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HCC Insurance Holdings, an international specialty insurance group with offices across the US and in the UK, Spain, and Ireland.