eHealth Publishes Newly Updated Health Insurance eBook for Open Enrollment: “3 Steps to Understanding Obamacare”

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – November 16, 2015 – Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH –, the nation’s first and largest private online health insurance marketplace, published a new 2016 edition of its Obamacare eBook to help consumers navigate their health insurance choices under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during the nationwide open enrollment period.

The ACA’s 2016 open enrollment period for individual and family health insurance began November 1, 2015 and is scheduled to continue through January 31, 2016.

The 2016 edition of eHealth’s “3 Steps to Understanding Obamacare” eBook is updated from the 2015 version of the eBook, and includes new content developed in partnership with licensed eHealth agents after receiving thousands of calls from confused health insurance shoppers during the 2015 enrollment period.

The new edition of eHealth’s eBook explains the basics of the Affordable Care Act in three categories:

  • What you can buy: Learn about Obamacare-compliant health insurance plans, how they work, and what they cover.
  • How you can buy: Learn how to compare plans and pick the right coverage for you and your family; learn how to apply for government subsidies too.
  • When you can buy: Learn about the nationwide Obamacare open enrollment period and what happens if you miss it.

For more information about your health insurance options, the ACA open enrollment period for 2016 plans, and the Affordable Care Act in general, visit eHealth’s Consumer Resource Center.


eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) owns, 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. eHealth offers thousands of individual, family and small business health plans underwritten by many of the nation's leading health insurance companies. eHealth (through its subsidiaries) is licensed to sell health insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. eHealth also offers educational resources and powerful online and pharmacy-based tools to help Medicare beneficiaries navigate Medicare health insurance options, choose the right plan and enroll in select plans online through (, ( and (

For more health insurance news and information, visit the eHealth consumer blog: Get Smart - Get Covered or visit eHealth's Consumer Resource Center.