October 02, 2014

Get ready to enroll in SHOP coverage

The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) offers a simpler way to find and buy health coverage that meets the needs of your employees—and your business.

To enroll in SHOP coverage, you must have 50 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees and meet certain other requirements.

Starting November 15, for the first time you’ll be able to enroll through the SHOP Marketplace entirely online. You can complete an application, choose coverage, and enroll yourself or you can work with an agent or broker.

Here are some things you can do now to get ready to enroll in the SHOP Marketplace: