eHealth, Inc. Expands Share Repurchase Authorization by $30 Million

eHealth, Inc. Expands Share Repurchase Authorization by $30 Million 
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/13 --   eHealth, Inc.
(NASDAQ: EHTH) announced today that its Board of Directors has
authorized a $30 million increase to its existing $30 million share
repurchase program that was previously announced in September 2012.
The Board of Directors' current authorization increases the total
aggregate amount that may be repurchased under that program to $60
million of eHealth common stock. Gary Lauer, chief executive officer
of eHealth, commented, "We believe strongly in our long-term ability
to generate cash flow, and we are very committed to creating value
for our shareholders." 
Purchases under the repurchase program may be made through a variety
of methods, including open market or unsolicited negotiated
transactions and are expected to comply with Rule 10b-18 under the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The timing of purchases
and the exact number of shares to be purchased will depend upon
market conditions. The repurchase program does not require the
company to acquire a specific number of shares, and the repurchase
program may be suspended from time to time or discontinued at any
time. The cost of the shares that are repurchased will be funded from
available working capital. Any shares repurchased under the program
will be returned to the status of authorized but unissued shares of
common stock.  
About eHealth, Inc. 
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) is the parent company of
eHealthInsurance, America's first and largest private health
insurance exchange where individuals, families and small businesses
can compare health insurance products from leading insurers side by
side and purchase and enroll in coverage online. eHealthInsurance
offers thousands of individual, family and small business health
plans underwritten by more than 180 of the nation's leading health
insurance companies. eHealthInsurance is licensed to sell health
insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Through the
company's eHealthTechnology solution (www.eHealthTechnology.com),
eHealth is also a leading provider of health insurance exchange
technology. eHealthTechnology's exchange platform provides a suite of
hosted e-commerce solutions that enable health plan providers,
resellers and government entities to market and distribute products
online. eHealth, Inc. also provides powerful online and
pharmacy-based tools to help seniors navigate Medicare health
insurance options, choose the right plan and enroll in select plans
online through its wholly-owned subsidiary, PlanPrescriber.com
(www.planprescriber.com) and through its Medicare website
www.eHealthMedicare.com. 
Forward-Looking Statements  
This press release contains statements that are forward-looking
statements as defined within the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. These include statements regarding the company's
intention to repurchase shares of its common stock, the intended
timing, amount and method of implementation of the stock repurchase
program, the expected compliance of the repurchases with Rule 10b-18
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the various impacts of the
program on the company and the company's outlook, future performance
and financial results, including our long-term ability to generate
cash flow. These statements are not guarantees of future results and
are inherently subject to various risks, uncertainties, and
assumptions that are difficult to predict, including changing stock
market conditions, and any future determination by eHealth that its
cash is better used for other alternatives and the other risks
described in eHealth's most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and
Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission and available on the investor relations page of eHealth's
website at www.ehealthinsurance.com and on the Securities and
Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. eHealth does not
undertake any obligation to update any information contained in these
forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise.  
Investor Relations Contact: 
Kate Sidorovich, CFA
Vice President, Investor Relations 
440 East Middlefield Road
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 210-3111 
kate.sidorovich@ehealth.com
http://ir.ehealthinsurance.com