eHealth Offers WellCare Medicare Plans Online and by Phone

eHealth Offers WellCare Medicare Plans Online and by Phone 
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/29/13 --  Today eHealth, Inc
(NASDAQ: EHTH), the nation's first and largest private online health
insurance exchange, is offering Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare
Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) from WellCare Health Plans, Inc. on
its online marketplaces and now also through telephonic enrollment.  
"WellCare's expanded relationship with eHealth is part of our
commitment to provide quality, cost-effective health care solutions
across the country," said Kevin LeBlanc, WellCare's Vice President of
National Distribution.  
Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans are available for
online enrollment at eHealthMedicare.com and PlanPrescriber.com, and
licensed eHealth insurance agents are available to help applicants
enroll over the phone. Medicare Advantage plans from WellCare are
available to eHealth customers in 12 states: Connecticut, Florida,
Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey,
New York, Ohio and Texas. WellCare Prescription Drug Plans are
available to eHealth customers in 48 states.  
"We're pleased to have plans on eHealthMedicare.com from a quality
provider like WellCare Health Plans, Inc.," said eHealth, Inc. Senior
Vice President of Sales and Operations, Robert Hurley. "Our ability
to enroll Medicare beneficiaries online will become increasingly
important as the baby boomer generation continues aging into
Medicare. We're thrilled that our partnership with WellCare includes
online and telephonic enrollment, so that we have more choices
available for the increasing number of customers who prefer to do
everything online." 
Additional Consumer Resources:  


 
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About eHealth 
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) is the parent company of
eHealthInsurance, the nation'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. 
For media inquiries, please contact:  
Nate Purpura
eHealth, Inc.
650-210-3115
Nate.Purpura@ehealth.com 
Sande Drew
eHealth, Inc.
(916) 207-7674
sande.drew@ehealth.com 
 
 
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