Catalist Health Partners with DirectHealth & Wal-Mart

October 9, 2014
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Catalist Health is excited to announce that after months of work and training, our relationship with GoHealth and American Insurance Brokers has led to a partnership with DirectHealth & Wal-Mart to empower our Agents to Staff Wal-Mart Stores for Insurance Brokerage Concierge Service to the Community. In an effort to ensure the best possible advice and only work with the top tier agents, a stringent requirement process for eligible agents was necessary to make sure that consistency, compliance, and excellence was delivered to each and every person who utilizes the agents.

Recently this news was picked up across multiple media outlets all over the United States. Take some time to check them out.  As always, call our HealthCare Reform Hotline at 1-866-460-4321 and a Catalist Health Representative will be happy to help you!

Associated Press: Walmart Plans 1-Stop Health Coverage Shopping
Anne D’Innocenzio
Walmart is taking one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance. The world’s largest retailer plans to work with DirectHealth.com, an online health insurance comparison site and agency, to allow shoppers to compare coverage options and enroll in Medicare plans or the public exchange plans created under the Affordable Care Act.

Financial Times: Walmart Launches Healthcare Comparison Service
FT Staff
There’s a market in helping Americans confused by the nation’s healthcare system. Walmart has pushed further into the healthcare market, by launching an in-store programme where its customers can compare medical insurance options. The retail giant has partnered with DirectHealth.com, an online insurance comparison site, to set up a service in its stores where customers who are either befuddled by Obamacare or seeking a better deal can talk to licensed insurance agents.

Washington Post: Walmart Adds In-Store Program To Help Customers Compare Insurance Offerings
Sarah Halzack
Walmart announced Monday that it will dive deeper into the health-care market, unveiling an initiative to allow customers to compare and enroll in health insurance plans in thousands of its stores. Walmart is teaming with DirectHealth.com, an online insurance comparison site and independent health insurance agency, to set up counters in its stores where consumers can talk to licensed agents about plan options.

CNN Money: Now At Wal-Mart: Health Insurance Advice For Customers
Chris Isidore
Wal-Mart Stores is getting into the health insurance business, teaming with an agent to offer customers the chance to compare insurance plans and enroll in the one they pick. The firm, DirectHealth.com, will have agents in 2,700 Walmart stores to help answer customers’ questions about plans and enroll them either online or by phone.

Insurance Business Review: Walmart Works With Directhealth.com To Introduce Health Insurance Program
IBR Staff Writer
Recent research proves that more than 60% of people have difficulty understanding their health insurance plan options and nearly 40% feel they picked the wrong plan after enrollment. To bring transparency and simplicity to the changing health insurance market, Walmart is working with DirectHealth.com to launch Healthcare Begins Here, an in-store program designed to educate customers on health insurance options.

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