Incorporated in 1997, eHealth, Inc. is the parent company of eHealthInsurance Services Inc., the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families, and small businesses. eHealthInsurance presents complex health insurance information in an objective, user-friendly format. This enables the research, analysis, comparison, and purchase of health insurance products that best meet consumers’ needs. eHealth, Inc. trades on the NASDAQ Global Market and they have their headquarters in Mountain View, California.
eHealthInsurance has developed partnerships with more than 180 health insurance companies. Their technology platform has the ability to communicate electronically with insurance carrier partners. This enables a simpler, more streamlined health insurance application process. They offer more than 10,000 health insurance products online, and are licensed to market and sell health insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
eHealth, Inc. via their eHealthInsurance enterprise provides consumers with transparency of information about a wide variety of health insurance plans. Through the Company’s website, www.ehealthinsurance.com, consumers can get quotes from leading health insurance carriers, compare plans side by side, and apply for and purchase health insurance.
They offer a selection of price and benefit options, complemented by a full-service Customer Care Center of highly trained customer service representatives. The Customer Care team answers consumer questions throughout the process of buying and using health insurance. This team is available through a toll free number, online chat, or email. The Company’s technology was responsible for America’s first Internet-based sale of a health insurance policy.
eHealthInsurance offers various health insurance products to those looking for coverage. These products include medical health insurance coverage, such as preferred provider organization. They also include health maintenance organization and indemnity plans, short-term medical insurance, and student health insurance. In addition, they include health savings account eligible health insurance plans, and ancillary products, such as dental, vision, and life insurance.