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eHealth, Inc., understands the need consumers and policymakers to have solid, detailed information about the health insurance industry, and specifically, the individual and family health insurance market. There is an ongoing need for improved public and private programs to help Americans gain access to quality healthcare. Therefore, eHealth works to make a contribution to these discussions by providing research and insight into consumers who purchase their health coverage on the individual and family health insurance market.


September 18, 2012 | Categories: eHealthMedicare, <unknown>, PlanPrescriber

eHealth Baby Boomer Survey 2012

Myth #1: Medicare works just like regular health insurance – 40% knew this was a myth. Myth #2: Medicare is free – 70% knew this was a myth. Myth #3: A person can enroll in Medicare any time after they’re 65, without penalty – 23% knew this was a myth. • Myth #4: Medicare covers everything – 81% knew this was a myth.
September 17, 2012 | Categories: Company-issued Reports, <unknown>, PlanPrescriber, eHealthMedicare

2011-2012 Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Beneficiary Choice & Impact Study

Less than five percent (5%) of customers were in the Medicare prescription drug plan with the lowest total out of pocket costs available to them, according to an analysis of more than 12,000 user sessions that occurred on PlanPrescriber.com during the 2012 Medicare Annual Enrollment period. The same analysis, released today by PlanPrescriber (www.planprescriber.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), found that twenty-four percent (24%) of customers were in the Medicare Advantage prescription drug plan with the lowest total out of pocket costs available to them.
July 23, 2012 | Categories: Company-issued Reports, Consumer Advice, <unknown>, Cost and Benefits

The Cost and Benefits of Short-Term Health Insurance

How much does short-term health insurance cost? Individually purchased short-term health insurance policies differ from major medical health insurance in a number of ways. Short-term health insurance policies are optimal for individuals and families in transition who are confident they’ll have access to major medical health insurance within six to twelve months.
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