eHealth, Inc. to Participate on Panel About Private Exchanges at Health
Insurance Exchange Summit
Panel Will Discuss Private-Sector Solutions for Employers and
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/03/13 -- eHealth, Inc.
(NASDAQ: EHTH), America's first and largest private health insurance
exchange, will be participating in a panel on private-sector
exchanges at the Health Insurance Exchange Summit today in Arlington,
VA. As part of a larger discussion on private marketplaces, Sam
Gibbs, Senior Vice President, Sales of eHealth, will offer insights
on how these companies can help state exchanges meet their enrollment
In addition to mandating the creation of government-run health
insurance exchanges for all fifty states and the District of
Columbia, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also allows exchanges the
option of utilizing licensed online health insurance marketplaces to
provide consumers additional ways to purchase qualified health plans
and receive subsidy assistance.
Private-Sector Insurance Exchanges
Exchange Summit, Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA
Friday, May 3, 2013, 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. EST
Over the past 14 years, eHealth has pioneered online health insurance
comparison and enrollment platforms that have helped insure more than
3 million Americans nationwide.
"With less than five months from the first open enrollment of the
ACA, there is a tremendous amount of work ahead. eHealth feels that
there is an opportunity for private-sector exchanges to help meet the
overall enrollment goals of the Affordable Care Act," said Sam Gibbs,
Senior Vice President, Sales of eHealth. "By bringing the public and
private sector together to utilize private marketplaces like eHealth,
we can help federal and state marketplaces enroll the uninsured
without cost and no downside to government or consumers."
The Health Insurance Exchange Summit will be held May 1 - 3, 2013 at
the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. The Summit will be
offered both onsite and live and archived for six months over the
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 200 of the nation's leading health
insurance companies. eHealthInsurance is licensed to sell health
insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. 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 eHealthMedicare.com (www.eHealthMedicare.com).
For more health insurance news and information, visit the
eHealthInsurance consumer blog: Get Smart - Get Covered.
Director of PR & Communications
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