Private Insurance Exchange Lays Off California Workers
Mountain View, Calif.-based eHealth, a private health insurance exchange, has laid off 72 workers at its Gold River call center as a result of increased competition under the Affordable Care Act. In total, eHealth has eliminated 15% of its workforce. The company's business has taken a big hit under the ACA, as more individuals purchase coverage through Covered California and other government-run insurance exchanges.
- "Online Insurer eHealth Lays Off Workers in Sacramento Area" (Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 3/20).
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