Insuring Your Health: New Online Markets For Small Businesses May Offer Some Workers Greater Choices

Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews writes: "The health care overhaul requires every state and the District of Columbia to establish a Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP exchange, to enable businesses with 50 or fewer workers to offer health insurance to their employees. These exchanges will function much like the online marketplaces for individual coverage that will open this fall, but with some key differences" (Andrews, 8/20). Read the column.

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