John Hancock and MetLife select BRIDGELINE to develop a large scale web site

June 19, 2002

Long Term Care Insurance On-Line To 20 Million Federal Employees

Boston, Mass. June 19, 2002 -Bridgeline Software announced today that it has been selected by Long Term Care Partners, LLC to build a large-scale web site. Long Term Care Partners is a new company formed jointly by John Hancock and MetLife, the top two providers of long term care insurance, and has been awarded a contract from the United States Office of Personnel Management to provide long term care insurance to Federal employees. The web site will play a key marketing role in educating users about the benefits of long term care insurance and will also offer online enrollment to Federal employees around the world.

Information about the long term care insurance program for the Federal family can be found at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management web site: http://opm.gov/insure/ltc/

During a rigorous proposal process, Bridgeline Software competed with several nationally known Internet development companies. Bridgeline Software was selected because of the quality of its development team, process, and experience in the insurance / financial service industry.

Bridgeline Software is a developer of proprietary content management software, custom web applications, and custom database applications with offices in New England and in New York. The types of applications include enterprise B2B and e-commerce web sites, sophisticated intranet sites, content management software solutions, database programming, custom e-Learning / e-Training programs, and custom intranet based employee information programs. Companies such as John Hancock, Cadaret Grant, The Bank of New York, Inverness Medical, BP, United States Postal Service, Morgan Stanley, SONY, Nomura Securities, and the National Education Association, have selected Bridgeline Software for their content management solutions and / or web development requirements.

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