Getting Started

Trying to purchase health insurance can be a time consuming and confusing process, and it only gets more complicated when you look into offering group coverage for your employees. Use our simple explainers to navigate your options and find a plan that works for you and your business.

Step 1
Understand your healthcare options

Navigating options for purchasing insurance for yourself or your business can be complicated. Get started by understanding the different types of coverage for you, your family and your business: individual, small group or public options.

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Step 2
Why should you consider offering a plan?

If your small business has employees, there are many great reasons why you might want to consider offering group coverage. Learn more about the benefits of purchasing a group policy for your business and your employees.

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Step 3
Selecting a healthcare plan

Once you understand the different options available to you and decide to purchase group or individual coverage, choosing a specific plan can still feel like you’re wading through alphabet soup. Let us help you navigate the process of selecting a specific plan.

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Step 4
Enrollment checklist

Whether you’re working with a broker to purchase group coverage or navigating purchasing your own insurance through the individual marketplace, our simple checklist can make sure you’ve asked all the right questions and checked all the right boxes.

Small group health coverage checklist »

Individual health coverage checklist »

Step 5
Questions to ask

Are you ready to talk with a broker or plan administrator? Here is a checklist of questions you should ask »

Step 6
Find other help and resources

Even after reading through our tools and tips, you still might need more information to choose the right healthcare option for you and your employees.

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Healthcare Glossary

Feel like the small print on your healthcare plan or advice from your broker is a foreign language? Our glossary makes it easy to decipher what some of the most common terms you may come across mean for you and your business.

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