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EHealth online health exchange signs preliminary agreement with feds
San Francisco Business Times

Mountain View’s eHealth Inc., an online health exchange that offers access to individual and family insurance coverage, says it’s reached a preliminary agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that puts it on the path to enroll residents of 36 states as part of Obamacare. Signing the so-called “Web-broker entity agreement” gives eHealth access to the federal electronic data hub, a critical first step in enrolling “subsidy-eligible consumers online” through federally facilitated health exchanges, officials at eHealth (NASDAQ: EHTH) said July 31.