Mountain View, CA, April 13, 2010 – eHealth, Inc., parent company of eHealthInsurance.com, the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families, and small businesses, today announced a partnership with Healthcare Blue Book, the leading online provider of fair healthcare pricing information for consumers in their markets.
The Healthcare Blue Book was established to provide consumers with the knowledge they need to get fair prices for their healthcare and is used by consumers who pay for their own healthcare, have high deductible health insurance plans, or need services that their insurance company does not fully cover. The consumer pricing guide helps consumers find fair prices for surgeries, hospital stays, doctor visits, medical tests and much more.
The eHealth and Healthcare Blue Book partnership will combine the two companies’ core strengths to deliver a one-stop shop for purchasing fairly priced health insurance along with unbiased healthcare pricing information. The free online platform will help consumers get the most value from the plans they purchase by enabling them to:
- Compare, research and purchase online over 10,000 health insurance products from over 180 carriers;
- Obtain personal assistance from the eHealthInsurance customer care center, staffed 24/7 with licensed health insurance agents; and
- Get fair, upfront pricing data for hundreds of healthcare services and products throughout the nation.
Bit of a game changer.