eHealth Offers WellCare Medicare Plans Online and by Phone

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Aug 29, 2013) - 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 and, 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 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."

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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, ( and through its Medicare website (

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