Founded in 2001, GoHealth is the nation's leading online exchange for individuals and families to shop for health insurance. It has helped more than 30 million consumers compare and shop for health care coverage. Working with 300 health insurance companies, GoHealth enables consumers to easily compare and select from a variety of brand-name health plans. GoHealth also provides plan recommendations and enrollment support through licensed insurance advisors at no cost to consumers. In 2013, the GoHealth Marketplace became the first private exchange to enroll consumers in subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

GoHealth hired 5W Public Relations to create and execute an effective public relations strategy to build brand credibility and position GoHealth as the preferred health insurance resource. With the signing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, and 2014 being the first year for required health coverage, 5W was tasked with driving awareness of GoHealth's platforms, licensed insurance advisors and additional services to help Americans through the registration process. 5W was also tasked with leveraging GoHealth's executive team as spokespeople for the brand across all media platforms with a heavy focus on consumer education, health insurance advice, tax preparation and other timely and breaking industry news.

Media Placements

Media and publication placement for Go Health


Our aggressive proactive and reactive media relations campaign continuously aims to raise GoHealth's media profile in both Federally Facilitated Marketplace states, and nationally. Through rigorous execution of media relations, 5W achieved outstanding results for the brand and continues to maintain a strong reputation among healthcare, business and consumer media.

5W utilized GoHealth's executive team strategically to garner media surrounding the Open Enrollment periods and topics related to the Affordable Care Act, constantly aiming to book GoHealth's experts on national and local TV outlets, as well as top tier print and online features.


5W has helped GoHealth become one the nation's leading online exchanges, garnering feature profiles and expert commentary in:

  • Wall Street Journal
  • The Chicago Tribune
  • Fast Company
  • Fortune Magazine
  • Crain's Chicago Business
  • USA Today
  • Politico
  • Kaiser Health News
  • And more

GoHealth's Executives have made regular appearances on national news programs including:

  • CNBC's "Squawk on the Street"
  • CNBC's "The Kudlow Report"
  • FOX Business "The Willis Report"
  • FOX News' "On the Record"
  • FOX News' "Happening Now"
  • FOX & Friends
  • And more

In addition to a successful media relations campaign, through 5W's efforts both Crain's Chicago and Fortune Magazine named GoHealth one of the fastest growing technology companies in Chicago.

5W has secured more than 1,875,228,754 media impressions for GoHealth in a two year period.


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