MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Sep 28, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Today eHealthInsurance (NASDAQ: EHTH), the leading online source of
health insurance for individuals and families, announced the launch
of its new consumer-oriented health insurance blog, 'Get Smart. Get
Covered.' The new blog can be found online at
The 'Get Smart. Get Covered.' blog will deliver news, facts, shopping
tools and information from licensed agents to help consumers
understand and make the most of the options available in today's
ever-changing health insurance market.
In addition to a stable of regular contributors from
eHealthInsurance, the blog may also host guest posts from other
figures in the health insurance and consumer finance sectors.
covered will include the consumer impact of federal health reform
legislation, individual and family health insurance, health insurance
for small businesses and the self-employed, Medicare, and COBRA,
"The 'Get Smart. Get Covered.' blog is an important extension of our
consumer education campaign and the eHealthInsurance customer
promise," said Brian Mast, eHealthInsurance's Vice President of
Communications. "As the health insurance market continues to change,
it's easy for consumers to feel overwhelmed. Our goal is to translate
the complexities of the market to help Americans find the personal
insurance solutions best suited to their individual needs."
Consumers can also follow the latest posts on eHealthInsurance's
Facebook and Twitter pages.
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) is the parent company of
eHealthInsurance, the nation's leading online source of health
insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. Through the
company's website, www.eHealthInsurance.com, consumers can get quotes
from leading health insurance carriers, compare plans side by side,
and apply for and purchase health insurance. eHealthInsurance offers
thousands of health plans underwritten by more than 180 of the
nation's leading health insurance companies. eHealthInsurance is
licensed to sell health insurance in all 50 states and the District
of Columbia, making it the ideal model of a successful,
high-functioning health insurance exchange. Through its eCommerce
On-Demand solution (www.eHealth.com/eOD), eHealth is also a leading
provider of on-demand e-commerce software. eHealth's eOD platform
provides a suite of hosted solutions that enable health plan
providers and resellers to market and distribute products online.
eHealth, Inc. also provides powerful online and pharmacy-based tools
to help seniors navigate Medicare health insurance options and choose
the right plan through its wholly-owned subsidiary,
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SOURCE: eHealth, Inc.