eHealth Announces Appointment of Randall S. Livingston as New Independent Director

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/08 -- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) announcedtoday that Randall S. Livingston has been appointed as an independentdirector to eHealth's Board of Directors.

Mr. Livingston is the vice president for business affairs and chieffinancial officer of Stanford University and has served in this role since2001. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Livingston served as executive vice presidentand chief financial officer of OpenTV Corp., a provider of interactivetelevision software and services. Mr. Livingston also serves as a member ofthe board of directors of Genomic Health and has served on this board sinceOctober 2004. Mr. Livingston received a B.S. in mechanical engineeringfrom Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School ofBusiness.

"We are excited to have Randy join our board with his strong background infinance and business operations. From running the business side of one ofthe country's largest and most prestigious universities to guiding thefinancial performance of leading technology companies, Randy has a wealthof experience from which we can draw," said Gary Lauer, Chief ExecutiveOfficer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of eHealth.

Mr. Livingston will be replacing Sheryl Sandberg, who resigned fromeHealth's Board of Directors effective December 17, 2008 so that she coulddevote more of her time to her personal and professional obligations.Ms. Sandberg has served as a director since May 2006.

"I also want to thank Sheryl for her contributions to eHealth," said Lauer."Her strategic insight has been invaluable to the company's continuedgrowth and industry leadership."

About eHealth

eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) is the parent company of eHealthInsurance, thenation's leading online source of health insurance for individuals,families and small businesses. Through the company's website,, consumers can get quotes from leading healthinsurance carriers, compare plans side by side, and apply for and purchasehealth insurance. eHealthInsurance offers thousands of health plansunderwritten by more than 180 of the nation's leading health insurancecompanies. eHealthInsurance is licensed to sell health insurance in all 50states and the District of Columbia. eHealthInsurance and eHealth areregistered trademarks of eHealthInsurance Services, Inc.

For more information, please contact:

Kate Sidorovich
Director of Investor Relations
eHealth, Inc.
(650) 210-3111