SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insweb announced Wednesday that it has temporarily suspended health-insurance quoting and said it is being sued by the company that provided those quotes, eHealthInsurance of Sunnyvale, Calif.

Insweb said eHealthInsurance has terminated a two-year agreement signed in April 2000 that made eHealthInsurance the co-branded Web site’s exclusive provider of individual health, small-group health, and Medicare supplement insurance quotes. “As a result of that agreement, Insweb discontinued the operation of its own online health-insurance marketplace,” the Sacramento company said.

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