Chicago, IL (Vocus) September 17, 2009
President Barack Obama visited Ohio to meet with organized labor to rally support for his health insurance overhaul early this week. Though many appeared to support his plan, some were left with questions about how the final plan would affect small business health insurance and self employed health insurance. The Small Business Health Insurance Network, sbhi.net, offers information and a way for entrepreneurs to find individual and group health insurance quotes.
The plan proposed by Senator Max Baucus yesterday will be voted on by a committee starting next week. Baucus said that the proposal embodies President Obama's top domestic priority, except that it does not include a new government insurance plan to compete with private insurers.
President Obama has discussed plans concerning small business and self employed health insurance but the details are still being worked out in the committee. There would be a new insurance marketplace where people without insurance and small businesses can compare plans and buy insurance at competitive prices. Small business would receive tax credits and affordable options for covering employees and there would be a new tax credit to help individual's purchase insurance.
For those who already enjoy their current insurance plan, the Obama plan proposes to strengthen it. It would end discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions, limit premiums, prevent insurance companies from dropping coverage when people get sick, and cap out-of-pocket expenses. In addition, it would eliminate extra charges for preventive care, protect Medicare for seniors, and eliminate the "donut-hole" gap in coverage for prescription drugs.
Small Business Health Insurance Network, SBHI.net, is a website dedicated to helping small business owners and self employed people obtain complete coverage at an affordable rate for themselves and their employees. The website offers products, guides, tax saving strategies and resources to provide out visitors with valuable information that saves time and money. To learn more about SBHI.net or to get group health insurance quotes, please visit the website.