SHOP for health care is help for small business

SHOP for health care is help for small business

Source: USA Today

By: Annika McGinnis

Just five people work at Michael Cadigan’s law firm, but thanks to his state’s new marketplace for small business health insurance, he’s saving $1,000 a month paying for 100% of their medical coverage.

In the past, “numerous” insurers canceled his employees’ insurance because they didn’t want to deal with a small group, including one person with a rare genetic disorder, said Cadigan, of Albuquerque

Now, he says he can offer the same benefits to the Cadigan Law Firm’s workers as a large business — and for less than he was paying. It took him just 15 minutes to sign up.

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