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 solutions as well as eHealth’s innovative plan comparison
tools and robust customer support.
Square’s point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a
small business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory to
real-time analytics and invoicing. Through the Square dashboard, the
more than two million small businesses using Square now have access to a
co-branded eHealth website offering brand-name small business and
individual & family health insurance options.
By accessing eHealth through the Square dashboard, small businesses can
compare health insurance plans online from multiple insurance companies
and get customized quotes for their business. At no cost, small business
owners can also get personalized help and useful advice from licensed
eHealth agents. eHealth has also expanded its offering to enable online
applications for small group health insurance with select insurance
companies, which enables health insurance applications to be approved in
as little as 24 hours in some instances.
“We are incredibly excited to work with Square and introduce their small
business customers to the great health insurance options available to
them and their employees,” said eHealth CEO Scott Flanders. “Whether
they’re purchasing coverage only for themselves or for their employees
as well, a quality health insurance plan is an investment in any small
business’s future – and eHealth has the comprehensive selection and
tools they need to find the best plan for their needs.”
This press release contains statements that are forward-looking
statements as defined within the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. These include statements regarding eHealth’s partnership
with Square. These forward-looking statements are inherently subject to
various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to
differ materially from the statements made, including risks associated
with: our ability to maintain and perform under the agreement for this
partnership; our ability to realize, enroll, service, and retain
customers from this partnership; and other factors that could cause
operating, financial, and other results to differ, which are described
in eHealth’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K or Quarterly Report
on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and
available on the investor relations page of eHealth’s website at http://www.ehealthinsurance.com and
on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov.
eHealth undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement
to conform to actual results or changes in intentions or expectations.
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) owns eHealth.com, a
leading private online 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 Medicare.com (www.Medicare.com),
and PlanPrescriber.com (www.PlanPrescriber.com).
For more health insurance news and information, visit eHealth's Consumer
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