NU Online News Service, April 9, 2004, 4:43 p.m. EDT – Mercy Health Plans, Chesterfield, Mo., is licensing Web sales software from MyHealthBank Inc., Portland, Ore.[@@]

Mercy will be using the MyHealthBank Direct software to market its new individual health insurance products and process applications for the products through the Web.

Mercy, an arm of the Sisters of Mercy Health System-St. Louis, hopes to begin selling individual coverage through the Web by August.