Coverage Options for Non-Benefits Eligible Employees or Former Employees: Information for Employers

This web page is designed to help provide employers with information that they can then share with their employees or former employees about coverage options through the Health Connector. 

Many employers have employees (or former employees) that do not qualify for group health benefits, even if the employer offers a group health plan. Such employees can include part-timers, contractors, employees in waiting periods, or others. Employers can serve an important role in helping to educate these employees about their health insurance coverage options. The Health Connector is a one-stop shop for employees that may be looking for health or dental coverage options. It can also be a useful resource for former employees that may interested in choosing between COBRA options as well as other sources of coverage.

The benefits of shopping through the Health Connector:

  1. Many different health and dental insurance plans, offered by the state’s leading insurance carriers.
  2. Ability to take advantage of tax credits and other ways to get help paying for insurance, for those who qualify.
  3. Ease of making side-by-side comparisons when shopping online for plans.

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