Affordable health plans for small businesses
Changes to health care, including the Affordable Care Act, mean that your business has more coverage choices than ever to offer your employees.
Small businesses (generally those with fewer than 51 employees) now have the option to shop on a public exchange. The Public exchange option for Small Businesses is referred to as the Small Business Health Options Program – or “SHOP.” Until 2016, most states are limiting SHOP to businesses with 50 or fewer employees.
Experts predict that by 2016, more than 25 million people will use exchanges to buy health insurance.*
It’s an online marketplace where shoppers can compare health plans before buying. Public exchanges are run by the state, the federal government or cooperatively by both.
Here are some reasons why buying coverage from us is simple and makes so much sense:
Public health exchanges are new and everyone has questions. We have answers to questions, such as:
The Affordable Care Act affects all businesses, large and small. If your business has more than 100 employees, there’s still a lot you need to know.
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*Health Care Reform: What is a health insurance exchange? Available at http://www.aetna.com/health-reform-connection/reform-explained/video-exchanges.html. Accessed February 14, 2014.