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Top 10 Small Business Articles for Health Insurance Brokers

In honor of National Small Business Week (#SBW2014), here's a look at our most popular small business articles for health insurance brokers and agents. Topics include health care reform, the small business market opportunity for brokers, and small business health insurance.SBW2014

Top 10 Small Business Articles for Brokers

(1) 4 ACA Issues All Brokers and Advisors Should be Discussing with Clients

The Affordable Care Act (aka ACA or "ObamaCare") is on the top of everyone's mind, and employers are looking to health benefits brokers for guidance. Here are our top four ACA topics brokers and advisors should be prepared to discuss with clients and prospects. Read more.

(2) 6 Reasons Health Insurance Brokers Become Even More Important in 2014

As health care reform continues to roll out, it's becoming clear that health insurance brokers are needed to help consumers and small businesses navigate the changing regulations, health plan choices, and enrollment process. This article discusses the six reasons health insurance brokers stand to become even more important to consumers and small businesses in 2014. Read more.

(3) FAQ: Does My Small Business Have to Provide Health Insurance?

Many small businesses are asking their health insurance brokers "Do I have to provide health insurance to employees?" This popular article walks through how to calculate if the employer mandate applies to a client, and when. Read more.

(4) Formidable Market Opportunity for Small Business Health Insurance

For health insurance agents, brokers, and consultants, the small business market -- approached correctly with the right health benefits solutions -- has formidable buying power. Read more.

(5) How Small Businesses Buy Health Benefits, Compared to Large Businesses

When it comes to buying health benefits small businesses have unique characteristics that influence their decision making process. These buying characteristics are both similar and different to a larger business's buying process. Read more.

(6) How Small Businesses Buy Health Benefits - 4 Characteristics

How do small businesses buy health benefits? Here are four characteristics of how small businesses commonly research, analyze, and buy health benefits. Read more.

(7) 94% of Small Businesses Want an Employee Benefits Advisor

With all health care reform's efforts to make buying health insurance an easier process, the need for health insurance agents, brokers, advisors is going to disappear, right? Wrong. Here's a look at why 94% of small business respondents said they believe the need for an outside advisor will increase or stay the same in the next two years. Read more.

(8) How to Help a Company Cancel Group Health Coverage in 2014 (...and Retain their Business)

Today, many small business clients are canceling group health insurance coverage. And it's not because they don't want to offer employee health benefits. This article discusses how to help a small business client cancel a group plan and retain their business with a defined contribution plan and individual coverage. Read more.

(9) 4 Myths About Small Business Health Insurance - Broker Edition

This article dispels four small business health insurance myths we hear from health insurance professionals every day. Read more.

(10) 4 Tips for Talking with Small Businesses about Health Plan Renewals

It's 2014 and small business decision makers are asking more questions about cost, different options for health benefits, health care reform, and how to get the most bang for their buck. Here are our four tips on talking with small business decision makers at renewal time. Read more.

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