SOURCE: CoverHound

June 27, 2017 08:00 ET

CoverHound and eHealth Partnership Expands Insurance Ecosystem for Consumers and Small Business Owners

SMB customer base can use both platforms to meet business insurance needs

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - June 27, 2017) - Online property and casualty insurance comparison platform CoverHound announced today a partnership with eHealth (NASDAQ: EHTH). eHealth, a leading private online health exchange serves small businesses looking to compare and purchase health insurance from top insurers and enroll in coverage online.

Through this partnership, both companies will expand their insurance offerings and services to businesses. eHealth will offer their growing small business (SMB) customer base a compelling way to compare and purchase different types of business insurance by leveraging the digital insurance marketplace and call center agency operations that CoverHound offers.

By partnering with eHealth, CoverHound gives SMB customers access to eHealth's online health insurance marketplace and call center. Customers can search through different health insurance plans from the nation's leading providers at eHealth.com.

"Today, in many states eHealth helps customers compare health insurance plans from as many as eight different health insurance companies in their area," said Seth Teich, eHealth's Senior Vice President, Business & Corporate Development. "CoverHound shares one of our core values, which is to give people as much information as possible to help them make informed choices when they buy insurance. We're thrilled to be partnering with CoverHound so that we can increase the types of insurance benefits we can offer our small business customers."

"eHealth extends our network in a way that's consistent with our commitment to the needs of the mobile and digital consumer," says Keith Moore, CEO of CoverHound. "Customers want and expect a marketplace that gives them a streamlined insurance shopping experience across multiple insurance options and that is our mission."

About CoverHound

CoverHound is an insuretech company for consumers and businesses to easily compare and purchase insurance, built to deliver fast, accurate and actionable rates from leading US carriers based on their specific needs. Some of the top carriers include Chubb, Liberty Mutual, Hiscox, Progressive, Berkshire Hathaway Direct, Safeco, The General, Mercury, Hartford Steam Boiler and others to offer the most competitive rates in 50 states. Developed by a team with deep insurance and online financial services experience, CoverHound is dedicated to providing the best in class customer experience.

About eHealth

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), eHealthMedicare.com (www.eHealthMedicare.com) and PlanPrescriber.com (www.PlanPrescriber.com).

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries:
    For CoverHound:
    Paul Wilke
    Upright Position Communications
    prteam@coverhound.com
    +1-415-881-7995

    For eHealth:
    Sande Drew
    DMA Communications
    +1-916-207-7674