eHealth CEO Gary Lauer challenges governors: If Uncle Sam Offers Cost-Free Enrollment Using Private Online Health Care Marketplaces, Then Why Not the States?
Gary Lauer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), the first and largest national private online health insurance exchange, during a national telephonic press conference today, challenged governors in the 16 states plus the District of Columbia that are planning to create their own online healthcare marketplaces to adopt a cost-free enrollment strategy.
Awareness of Health Reform Improves among Small Businesses Owners, Majority Still Confused by Mandates - eHealth Survey
A new survey of small business owners finds that a majority incorrectly believe health care reform requires them to provide health insurance for employees in 2014, or that they’ll be taxed if they don’t offer health insurance next year. The survey of small business owners with fewer than 50 employees was conducted by eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), the parent company of eHealthInsurance.com, America's first and largest private health insurance exchange.
eHealth Data: Premiums 47% Higher for Individual Health Insurance Plans with Comprehensive Health Benefits
Today eHealth, Inc (NASDAQ: EHTH), released a ‘Cost of Comprehensive Health Benefits’ report as an addendum to its seventh consecutive ‘Cost and Benefits’ report, released in November 2012. This new report shows that average monthly premiums for individual health insurance plans are forty-seven percent (47%) higher than average when they cover a comprehensive list of eight health benefits. Average deductibles for plans that cover the same eight benefits are twenty-seven percent (27%) lower than the average for all plans.