eHealth Adds New Supply of Medicare Products From Cigna-HealthSpring
eHealth Customers in 12 States Can Enroll in Medicare Advantage Plans
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/29/13 -- eHealth, Inc
(NASDAQ: EHTH), the nation's first and largest private online health
insurance exchange, announced today that it has added new supply of
Medicare Advantage plans from Cigna-HealthSpring to its selection of
Medicare products. Today, consumers can enroll in Medicare Advantage
plans from Cigna-HealthSpring over the phone through licensed
eHealthInsurance agents. Starting on October 15, when the 2014
Medicare Annual Enrollment Period begins, eHealth plans to offer
online enrollment for Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage plans
Customers in 12 states and the District of Columbia will be able to
enroll in Medicare Advantage plans from Cigna-HealthSpring. The
states include Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois,
Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and
West Virginia. As of Medicare's 2014 Annual Election (or Enrollment)
Period, which begins on October 15, 2013, eHealthMedicare customers
in Arizona and Oklahoma would also be able to enroll in Medicare
Advantage plans from Cigna-HealthSpring.
"Cigna-HealthSpring is a trusted provider of Medicare products, and
adding their Medicare Advantage plans to our offerings provides more
choices to Medicare beneficiaries," said eHealth, Inc. Senior Vice
President of Sales and Operations Robert Hurley. "Our partnership
with Cigna-HealthSpring allows our agents to enroll customers over
the phone, providing more plan options for our customers."
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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.
Cigna-HealthSpring is one of the country's leading health plans
focused on delivering care to the senior population, predominately
through Medicare Advantage and other Medicare and Medicaid products.
Cigna-HealthSpring serves millions of customers in locations across
the country. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Cigna-HealthSpring
operates health plans in Alabama, Arkansas Delaware, Florida,
Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oklahoma,
Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Cigna-HealthSpring also offers a national stand-alone prescription
drug plan. For more information, visit www.cignahealthspring.com.
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