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DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED) July 2, 2012
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
At its meeting held July 2, 2012, the Board of Directors (the Board) of eHealth, Inc. (the Company) appointed Ellen O. Tauscher as a Class III director. Ms. Tauscher served from January 1997 to June 2009 as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Californias 10th Congressional District. While a member of Congress, Ms. Tauscher served on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and most recently as Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. Ms. Tauscher served as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs from June 2009 to February 2012, when she retired from government. Since returning to the private sector earlier in 2012, Ms. Tauscher has provided expert advice to the State Department on arms control, missile defense and civil nuclear cooperation and joined the board of directors of Invacare Corporation. Prior to serving in Congress, Ms. Tauscher worked in investment banking and the financial industry in various roles for Bache Halsey Stuart Shields, Bear Stearns & Co., Drexel Burnham Lambert and as an officer of the American Stock Exchange. Ms. Tauscher holds a B.S. degree in early childhood education from Seton Hall University. No arrangement or understanding exists between Ms. Tauscher and any other person pursuant to which she was selected as a director.
On July 2, 2012, in connection with being appointed to the Board as a non-employee director and pursuant to the Companys 2006 Equity Incentive Plan, Ms. Tauscher received an automatic grant of restricted stock units covering 9,636 shares of the Companys common stock.
In connection with the change to the membership of the Board, the Board also approved certain changes to the Companys governance structure on July 2, 2012. Specifically, the Board appointed Ms. Tauscher as a member of the Companys Audit Committee, replacing director Scott Flanders on the Audit Committee. Mr. Flanders was named to serve on the Companys Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, replacing director Michael D. Goldberg on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Director Jack L. Oliver, III was named to serve on the Companys Compensation Committee.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On July 5, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing Ms. Tauschers appointment. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Press release of eHealth, Inc. dated July 5, 2012.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Gary L. Lauer|
|Gary L. Lauer|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
|(Principal Executive Officer)|
Dated: July 5, 2012
|99.1||Press Release of eHealth, Inc. dated July 5, 2012.|