Joppel's Online Medicare Tool Is an Official Honoree of the 2009 Webby Awards

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Joppel, Inc., a start-up company based in Irvine, CA, is distinguished as an Official Honoree of the 2009 Webby Awards. Joppel is a powerful Medicare-plan search tool for consumers. The Web-based application, Joppel.com, is a free tool designed to match consumers to Medicare Advantage, Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) and Medicare Supplement (Medigap) health plans.

an outstanding caliber of work

Joppel Corp. is pleased to announce that our website, Joppel.com, has been designated a 2009 Webby Awards Official Honoree. Our web-based application is a free tool designed to search Medicare Advantage, Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) and Medicare Supplement (Medigap) health plans simultaneously from all insurance carriers to match consumers to the plan that fits their specific coverage needs. During the search process, consumers can invite up to four co-browsers for assistance.

The Webby Awards give Official Honorees to signify "an outstanding caliber of work".

"We are very excited as there were over 10,000 entries submitted to the 13th Annual Webby Awards and only a small percentage of those were distinguished as Official Honorees," said Joppel CEO Kathy Feeny. "Our team has worked tirelessly to create something unique in the marketplace and we continue to improve our site everyday."

As the Baby Boomers begin turning 65 every eight seconds in 2010, these newcomers will join more than 40-million seniors shopping for the right insurance plan. This influx, plus the potential changes to Medicare Advantage, will mean that more people than ever will be looking for the right Medicare plan.

"We believe this honor speaks to how easy our tool is for consumers to use and how it meets a dire need in the health care industry," said Feeny.

About Joppel:
Joppel is a consumer-oriented search tool that matches consumer criteria to appropriate benefit plans from all carriers. Joppel allows consumers to enter their cost tolerance for premiums, copays and deductibles and to compare up to three plans at a time in a side-by-side view. Joppel.com was created through collaboration of experts in senior health care, e-commerce, and usability design. Joppel is a California corporation founded by shareholders from the nation's leading senior health organizations.

About the Webby Awards:
The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy, the Webbys are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 550-member body of leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities.

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John Hobson, Chief Marketing Officer, 612-220-4716

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