eHealthInsurance To Expand Individual, Family Insurance Offerings
Mercy Health Plans has formed a partnership with eHealthInsurance to offer Mercy products on the eHealthInsurance website.
eHealthInsurance is the nation's leading online source of health insurance for individuals and families and is a wholly owned subsidiary of eHealth, Inc.. The partnership will enable Mercy Health Plans to focus on its small, mid-sized and large-group health insurance business while expanding its broker relationships to include eHealthInsurance, who offers individual consumers the ability to purchase health coverage via their web site.
"We chose eHealthInsurance because they can provide individual and family customers the highest possible level of efficiency and choice in health insurance," said Gary Levine, Mercy Health Plans' Vice-President of Marketing and Business Development. "From the convenience of their computer, these clients can research, compare, apply for and purchase health insurance plans. eHealthInsurance's powerful web based solutions increase Mercy Health Plans' marketing footprint and make our products more visible to informed buyers."
"We are pleased to partner with Mercy Health Plans to offer greater choice for individuals and families shopping for health insurance online," said Bruce Telkamp, Executive Vice President at eHealth, Inc. "Now consumers in most of Missouri can use the eHealthInsurance platform to compare and apply online for health plans from the state's leading health insurance companies including Mercy," continued Telkamp.
Mercy Health Plans is a full-service Health Management Company providing a full range of HMO, PPO and POS benefit plans as well as Medicare and Individual Health Insurance. Headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri, Mercy Health Plans currently has operations in St. Louis, Springfield and Mid- Missouri, as well as Laredo, Texas and Arkansas.