Walgreens, GoHealth helping customers make health plan choices

October 3, 2013

Walgreens and GoHealth Marketplace are providing online and in-store resources for Americans needing assistance making choices for a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.

Walgreens and GoHealth Marketplace are providing online and in-store resources for Americans needing assistance making choices for a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.

Walgreens employees are directing customers to the GoHealth Marketplace, either online or at 855-487-6969. The chain is also providing related brochures and materials in its stores.

“As an accessible, community healthcare provider serving more than 6 million people each day, Walgreens can help connect those customers who may be considering new health insurance options with resources and information,” said Brad Fluegel, Walgreens senior vice president and chief strategy officer. “Our goal is to help ensure people fully understand the marketplace, and working with GoHealth, to provide personalized consultation from experts who can help them make informed decisions.”

GoHealth Marketplace offers all health insurance plans available on the federal and state marketplaces.

“A partnership with Walgreens gives us an opportunity to reach a population that needs our help,” said Clint Jones, CEO of GoHealth. “Educating and enabling consumers to enroll is core to our mission of helping individuals and families obtain the right health insurance coverage for their unique needs.”