Why Get Health Insurance for Your Small Business?
Whether your small business has outside employees or not, having health insurance is one of the most important things to have in your business. Along with vacation benefits, health care benefits are among the most important benefits to employees. Offering company health insurance has many benefits to you:
- tax deductions for your business
- a boost in job satisfaction
- lower premiums
- more extensive coverage
For more on the pros and cons of offering health benefits, read our article "Pros and Cons of Health Benefits" at http://www.wbsonline.com/resources/pros-and-cons-of-health-benefits/ .
Before Searching for Health Insurance
Finding health insurance can be a daunting task, but well worth the work. Before searching, you want to gather some information to help you choose the right insurance policy for your small business. You should:
Finding an Insurance Company
Talk with multiple insurance companies. Make sure to get quotes and a detailed insurance bundle descriptions from each company, so you can compare apples to apples with the companies to get the best rate. One company may offer a lower insurance cost, but it may not offer all the benefits you want. You also want to make sure the insurance company has worked with small businesses before, so they are familiar with your situation.
One place where you can search and compare insurance companies is NetQuote https://www.netquote.com/quotes/business-insurance.aspx . You can fill out your business information online and NetQuote will pull up multiple insurance companies who have experience handling your particular business.