Vitals is an online resource for patients to find doctors and medical facilities by comparing their cost and quality. The site focuses on doctors, dentists, psychologists, urgent care centers, group practices, and hospitals. Vitals claims to collect over 1.4 billion points of data on doctors, including patient reviews. It differentiates itself by remaining free for both consumers and doctors to use.
Originally launched in 2008, according to comScore, Vitals has grown to be the 13th largest health website and peaked as the 362nd most visited website in the United States. In addition to being a health provider and medical facility search service, the site provides content on preparing for a doctor visit and has scheduling tools for patients to book appointments with doctors online.
eHealth, Inc. advertises itself as America’s first and largest private online marketplace for health insurance, with the company inception in 1997.
The company’s website, eHealth.com (formerly eHealthInsurance.com), details prices for various health insurance plans and allows consumers to apply for coverage online. The pricing is fixed by law and consumers cannot get lower prices elsewhere.
eHealth maintains its license to market and sell health insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, with hundreds of licensed agents, licensed in all 50 states and D.C.. eHealth also offers a wide variety of health plans from over 180 health insurance companies and offers more than 10,000 health insurance products.
eHealth, Inc. was founded in 1997, and its technology was responsible for the nation’s first Internet-based sale of a health insurance policy.  eHealth, Inc. is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
In 2013 eHealth, along with other “web brokers”, signed deals with Healthcare.gov to enroll subsidy-eligible consumers in the newly approved health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Washington Healthplanfinder is one of the fourteen health insurance marketplaces in the United States and was created in accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare.
Washington Healthplanfinder is a state-operated website that allows residents of the state of Washington to shop for and to sign up for medical insurance with a private insurance company. Individuals who sign up may also obtain subsidies from the state that cover a portion of the insurance premiums in accordance with Obamacare. The subsidies may be paid directly to the insurance company. The premium payments (minus subsidy) are paid directly to the insurance company by the insured individual.
insurance quotes is an online service connecting insurance shoppers with carriers by providing insurance quotes to shoppers and leads to insurance agents. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas and was founded on March 31, 2010.