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Comprehensive CoverageSince 1945

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Healthcare Marketplace

Beginning November 15, the Healthcare Marketplace will be open for enrollment through February 15, 2015. During this time, we can help you compare the plans available to you and guide you through enrollment. We will also help you determine if you are eligible for lower cost insurance, tax credits, or shared costs (lower out-of-pocket expenses). When you are ready to enroll, let one of our Certified Marketplace Agents assist you with your choice.

To better understand healthcare reform and how it affects you, visit our Healthcare Marketplace page. This page offers links to informative sites, interactive walk-throughs, and videos to help answer your questions. We also offer links for enrollment through the Marketplace.

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Our Companies

  • Safeco
  • Montgomery
  • Auto-Owners
  • Progressive
  • ALFA
  • Humana
  • BlueCross BlueShield of TN
  • Golden Rule
  • Delta Dental
  • United Healthcare

Generations of Local, Friendly Service

Founded in 1945 by Bill Herron after working in Oak Ridge at Y-12 on the Manhattan Project during World War II, Herron-Connell Insurance Agency continues today as a family owned and operated agency. As the oldest and one of the largest independent insurance agencies in Oak Ridge, Herron-Connell serves Anderson, Knox, Blount, and other surrounding counties. And in 2005, we added the "Red" Williams Insurance as a subsidiary to our agency.

Our customers have the confidence in knowing that they have the best protection from leading insurance companies, as well as the comfort and accessibility of a local agency who provides exceptional customer service and comprehensive, customizable coverage.

We offer a full range of insurance products including Property & Casualty, Life, Disability & Annuities. We work with many different types of clients ranging from single personal accounts to large commercial companies. 


Marketplace and Medicare Advantage Plans Enrollment

Enrollments for the Healthcare Marketplace and for Medicare Advantage Plans are drawing near.

Enrollment for Medicare Advantage Plans begins on October 15, 2014 and enrolllment for the Healthcare Marketplace begins on November 15, 2014.

At Herron-Connell Insurance, we have a staff of certified agents who can help you with your enrollment. Please contact us at 865-483-8483 to speak with an agent or make an appointment for enrollment.

If you would like to enroll online through HumanaOne for Individual and family Insurance outside the Marketplace., visit the online enrollment page.

For more information on the Healthcare Marketplace, please visit our Marketplace page.

For more information on Medicare Advantage Plans, please visit our Medicare Plans page.

Need to Report a Claim?

If you have a claim, call us and we will help you with each step. We can help you get the things you need, such as a rental car, and help you get all the information you'll need for your claim.

Herron-Connell Customers Call 865-483-8483 or 865-483-8484.

"Red" Williams Customers Call 865-483-4314.

Contact Information

    Herron-Connell & "Red" Williams
  • Main Office
    550 Oak Ridge Turnpike
    Oak Ridge, TN 37830
    Mon-Fri: 9:00AM-4:30PM
  • Phone:
    Herron-Connell: 865-483-8483 or 865-483- 8484
    "Red" Williams: 865-483-4314
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  • Email:
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