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Toggle Summary 56 Percent of Consumers Don’t Know Obamacare Open Enrollment Ends This Friday
More than one-third of surveyed eHealth customers eligible for subsidies report paying $100 or less per month for coverage; the same percentage of unsubsidized consumers are paying $1,000 or more. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2017-- As the Obamacare open enrollment period
Toggle Summary eHealth “Half-time Report” on the 2018 Open Enrollment Period: Some Consumers Paying More Than $30,000 Per Year for Obamacare Coverage
Some unsubsidized individuals are paying less than $200 per month while others pay over ten times more; average premiums increase 15-23 percent MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2017-- As the nationwide open enrollment period for 2018 health insurance hits the mid-way point,
Toggle Summary Short-Term Health Insurance is Still Affordable and Popular Among Younger Adults, According to eHealth Analysis
The average monthly premium for short-term coverage is $109 for individuals, $264 for families; 60 percent of individual short-term applicants are age 18-34 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2017-- Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), which operates eHealth.com , a leading private
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. to Present at Stifel 2017 Healthcare Conference
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) , the nation's leading private health insurance exchange, today announced that its senior management will present at the Stifel 2017 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. E.T.
Toggle Summary eHealth Signs Proxy Direct Enrollment Agreement With CMS to Enroll Customers Into Qualified Health Plans Using Advanced Premium Tax Credits Without Leaving eHealth.com for Open Enrollment for 2018 Coverage
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2017-- Today, eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) ( www.ehealth.com ) confirms its operating subsidiary, eHealthInsurance Services, Inc. , has entered into a Proxy Direct Enrollment Agreement (the “DE Proxy Agreement”) with the Centers for Medicare and
Toggle Summary “Free” Obamacare Coverage Available in 2018 for Most Subsidy-Eligible Individuals Earning $25,000 or Less, But It’s More Unaffordable Than Ever for Many Who Don’t Get Subsidies, eHealth Report Shows
Average premiums for the lowest-cost health insurance plan available through Healthcare.gov in surveyed cities to increase 26% in 2018, making health insurance “unaffordable” for many unsubsidized individuals by age 35 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2017-- Today eHealth, Inc.
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results
Third quarter 2017 Overview Revenue for the third quarter of 2017 was $26.6 million , a decrease of 17% compared to $32.1 million for the third quarter of 2016. Net loss for the third quarter of 2017 was $20.6 million compared to net loss of $5.7 million for the third quarter of 2016.
Toggle Summary eHealth Partners with The IHC Group and SASid Insurance Development to Offer Innovative, Affordable Alternatives to Customers During the Affordable Care Act’s 2018 Open Enrollment Period
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) ( eHealth.com ) announced today that the company has partnered with The IHC Group and SASid Insurance Development to offer new medical insurance packages in 39 states and the District of Columbia for customers who
Toggle Summary Obamacare Coverage Would Be Unaffordable in 2018 for Most Consumers Ages 45+, eHealth Report Shows
A 10% price increase in 2018 would leave the majority of health insurance shoppers with no “affordable” health insurance options by age 45 if they don’t qualify for subsidies MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2017-- The average 45-year-old who earns too much to qualify for subsidies
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Results on October 26 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) , a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced today that the company plans to release third quarter 2017 financial results on October 26, 2017 . Chief Executive Officer Scott Flanders and Chief
Toggle Summary eHealth CEO Supports Executive Order to Provide Consumers with More Health Insurance Choices and Affordable Options
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2017-- Scott Flanders , CEO of eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) ( www.eHealth.com ), released the following statement today regarding the Trump administration’s executive order easing restrictions that the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) placed
Toggle Summary eHealth Analysis Shows People on Medicare Can Save 39% or More on Medicare Supplement Plans by Comparison Shopping
Survey of Medicare Supplement Plans A, N and F offerings across 68 zip codes shows Medicare Supplement Plan premiums range from a low-end average of $93 for Plan A to a high-end average of $279 for Plan F for 65-year-old applicants MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct.
Toggle Summary Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Will Be Unaffordable in 2018 for Many Middle-Income American Families, eHealth Analysis Shows
With just a 10% projected annual rate increase for 2018, many families in 47 of 50 surveyed cities would have no access to coverage that meets Obamacare’s affordability criteria and would likely be exempt from the Obamacare tax penalty MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep.
Toggle Summary eHealth CEO Scott Flanders Endorses HHS Decision to Reform Obamacare Navigators Program
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (Nasdaq: EHTH) CEO Scott Flanders today endorsed the Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) decision to reduce and rethink the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA or Obamacare) navigator program, which spent over $62 million to
Toggle Summary 90 Percent of Those Enrolled in Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Could be Overpaying, eHealth Analysis Shows
eHealth reports that shoppers at eHealthMedicare.com who compare plans based on their personal prescription drug needs could have saved an average of $45 per month in 2017, or $541 over 12 months MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2017-- Only 10 percent of people enrolled in Medicare
Toggle Summary eHealth Works With Square to Help Small Businesses Find Health Insurance Solutions
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 22, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), which operates eHealth.com , a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced today that it is now providing Square’s small business customers with access to a broad range of health insurance
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results
Second Quarter 2017 Overview Revenue for the second quarter of 2017 was $28.0 million , a decrease of 25% compared to $37.3 million for the second quarter of 2016. Net loss for the second quarter of 2017 was $17.3 million compared to net loss of $0.5 million for the second quarter of 2016.
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Results on July 27 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 13, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) , a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced today that the company plans to release second quarter 2017 financial results on July 27, 2017 . Chief Executive Officer Scott Flanders and Chief
Toggle Summary eHealth Appoints Tim Hannan as Chief Marketing Officer
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2017-- eHealth, Inc.  (NASDAQ:EHTH), which operates  eHealth.com , a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced today that Tim Hannan has recently joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Mr.
Toggle Summary eHealth Appoints Dave Nicklaus as Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2017-- eHealth, Inc.  (NASDAQ:EHTH), which operates  eHealth.com , a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced today that Dave Nicklaus recently joined the organization in the role of Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations.
Toggle Summary Obamacare Premiums for 2018 Projected to Make Health Insurance Unaffordable for Many, eHealth Analysis Finds
A 28% premium increase would make health insurance unaffordable for the average middle-class family of three with an annual household income between $82,000 and $166,000 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 22, 2017-- A new analysis conducted by eHealth Inc.
Toggle Summary eHealth Partners With Union Plus to Provide a Medicare Insurance Exchange and Distribute Medicare Insurance Products to America’s Unions
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2017-- eHealth, Inc.  (NASDAQ:EHTH), which operates  eHealth.com , a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Union Plus , a program operated by Union Privilege, the member benefits
Toggle Summary eHealth Provides Health Insurance Advice for 2017 College Grads With Limited Health Insurance Options
Fewer plans, strict new enrollment rules, and increased costs complicate insurance options for college grads MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2017-- Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH), which operates eHealth.com, a leading private online health insurance exchange, outlined the
Toggle Summary eHealth Applauds New CMS Guidance to Permit Consumers to Enroll in Qualified Health Plans with a Tax Credit through Web-Brokers Like eHealth.com
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2017-- Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) applauded new guidance issued yesterday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight to help streamline and simplify the direct enrollment
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. to Host Investor & Analyst Day
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2017-- As previously announced, eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) , a leading private online health insurance exchange, will be hosting an Investor & Analyst Day in New York City on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 , at 9:00 a.m. eastern time .
Toggle Summary The Average Four-Person Family Will Spend Over $14,300 on Health Insurance Premiums in 2017, According to eHealth Price Index Report
Average monthly health insurance premiums among unsubsidized eHealth shoppers increased 18% for individuals and 20% for families between the 2016 and 2017 Obamacare open enrollment periods MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2017-- eHealth, Inc.
Toggle Summary Users of eHealth’s Prescription Drug Coverage Comparison Tool Found Median Savings of More than $1,600
More than 75,000 health insurance shoppers used eHealth’s drug coverage comparison tool to find potential savings on their prescription drugs during the 2017 open enrollment period MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2017-- Today eHealth Inc.
Toggle Summary eHealth Appoints Ian Kalin as the Company’s Chief Data Officer
Former U.S. Department of Commerce Data Strategist Assumes Role in Accelerating Customer-centric Technology Innovations MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), announced today that Ian Kalin has joined the organization in the role of chief data officer.
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
First Quarter 2017 Overview Revenue for the first quarter of 2017 was $78.9 million , an increase of 7% compared to $73.8 million for the first quarter of 2016. Net income for the first quarter of 2017 was $33.4 million , an increase of 85% compared to $18.0 million for the first quarter of 2016.
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2017 Earnings Results on April 27 at 5 pm. Eastern Time
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) , a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced today that the company plans to release first quarter 2017 financial results on April 27, 2017 . Chief Executive Officer Scott Flanders and Chief
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. Announces Completion of Strategic Alternatives Review
Company Plans to Host an Investor Day on May 10, 2017 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 24, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) , a leading private online health insurance exchange, announced today the completion of its previously announced review of strategic alternatives.
Toggle Summary How Much Does Short-Term Health Insurance Cost? Average Premium for Short-Term Coverage Declines, eHealth Report Finds
Survey of short-term health insurance buyers finds that half (50%) bought short-term because it was more affordable than other alternatives MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 10, 2017-- Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), which operates eHealth.com , the nation’s first and largest
Toggle Summary Obamacare Mandate Survey: Only 41% Expect Uninsured Tax Penalty to be Enforced on 2016 Tax Returns, 7% Say They’ll Cancel Coverage if Tax Penalty is Abolished, According to eHealth Survey
A new survey of over 500 people who buy their own health insurance finds that 63% say they’ll keep their current plan if the tax penalty for going uninsured is repealed; 30% would seek cheaper coverage MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 7, 2017-- Obamacare’s individual mandate (the tax
Toggle Summary CORRECTING and REPLACING eHealth, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH), the nation’s first and largest private health insurance exchange, is providing expected GAAP net loss per share and correcting a misstatement regarding expected non-GAAP net loss per share in its earnings press
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results
Fourth Quarter 2016 Overview Revenue for fourth quarter of 2016 was $43.8 million , a decrease of 13% compared to $50.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2015. Net loss for fourth quarter of 2016 was $16.7 million compared to $12.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2015.
Toggle Summary eHealth, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Earnings Results on February 24 at 8 a.m. Eastern Time
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2017-- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) , the nation's first and largest private online health insurance exchange, announced today that the company plans to release fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 financial results on February 24, 2017 .
Toggle Summary Opposition to Obamacare Repeal Increases Between November and January Among Obamacare Enrollees but Support for Republican Reforms Remains Strong, According to eHealth Survey
People on Obamacare overwhelmingly support more flexible benefits (89%) and expanded access to tax credits (88%), and they feel they’re paying too much for coverage (78%); however, opposition to an Obamacare repeal increased from 27% to 40% between November 2016 and January 2017 while support for
Toggle Summary Average Individual Health Insurance Premiums Increased 99% Since 2013, the Year Before Obamacare, & Family Premiums Increased 140%, According to eHealth.com Shopping Data
eHealth reports that average premiums for people not receiving Obamacare subsidies were $393 for individual coverage and $1,021 for family coverage during the first two months of open enrollment; in 2013 individual premiums averaged $197 , or $426 for families MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.
Toggle Summary How Much Does Obamacare Cost? eHealth Reports Average Monthly Individual Health Insurance Premium of $393, Family Premium of $1,021
eHealth’s report shows the average individual premium for people not receiving Obamacare subsidies was $393 per month during the first two months of open enrollment, a 22% increase since last year’s open enrollment; the average family premium was $1,021 , an increase of 23% since last year MOUNTAIN