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Health Insurance 101

Before you purchase health insurance for your employees, find out what <I>not</I> to do.

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Here are some of the most common mistakes business owners make when buying health insurance:

  • Buying on price alone
  • Failing to fully research the level of service the insurer will provide
  • Not taking advantage of the available tax breaks
  • Buying coverage employees don't want or need
  • Failing to consider the cost of dependent coverage
  • Choosing the wrong agent
  • Buying coverage from a financially troubled company