Online health insurance application: eHealth puts the first-ever health insurance application online in 1999.
Internet comparison and selection interfaces: eHealth launches a proprietary tool that enables people to compare products side-by-side online.
First health insurance application submitted electronically to an insurance company: eHealth uses Electronic Processing Interchange (EPI) application to obviate manual delivery of health insurance applications.
eHealth creates a tool that feeds PHI into an engine, so that health insurance underwriting can be done in real time.
eHealth creates a dynamic system to auto-generate applications for health insurance.
eHealth, Inc. Initial Public Offering: eHealth, Inc., parent company of eHealthInsurance Services, goes public and is traded on NASDAQ under ticker symbol EHTH.
eHealth launches Doctor Lookup tool, which allows consumers to check and see if their doctor accepts the insurance coverage they're about to purchase.
eHealth creates an application designer tool that allows insurances companies to create applications electronically so that it's easier, less costly, and more efficient.
For certain carriers, eHealth launches eApproval, which allows for an 'instant' (within 3 minutes) approval through an automated underwriting response.
eHealth launches mobile site for consumers to shop and compare via their smartphones.
Acquisition of PlanPrescriber.com, an online research tool for Medicare. The acquisition, along with the development of eHealthMedicare.com, accelerated eHealth's entry into the Medicare market.
eHealth announces creation of a new initiative, eHealth Government Systems, to provide state and federal governments with the technology solutions required for the creation and implementation of new government-run health insurance exchanges.
eHealth releases iPhone and Android mobile applications, allowing consumers to shop for health insurance using their smart phone.