eHealth, Inc. (Nasdaq: EHTH) operates eHealthInsurance, which is licensed to market and sell health insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. eHealthInsurance has partnerships with more than 200 health insurance companies to offer more than 10,000 health insurance products online. The company’s technology platform is able to communicate electronically with insurance carrier partners, which enables a simpler, more streamlined health insurance application process. This technical connection with the back-office processes of health insurance companies can facilitate rapid approval of applications and real-time communication between carrier and consumer throughout the process.
eHealthInsurance provides consumers with transparency of information about a broad array of health insurance plans with a selection of price and benefit options, complemented by a full-service Customer Care Center of highly trained customer service representatives, including more than 200 licensed agents. Available via a toll free number, online chat, email or fax, the Customer Care team answers consumer questions throughout the process of buying and using health insurance.
eHealthInsurance was founded in 1997 and its technology was responsible for the nation’s first Internet-based sale of a health insurance policy. We are headquartered in Mountain View, California.