One of the greatest challenges for many small businesses and sole proprietors is filling the need for health care for themselves and their employees.
In its tradition of developing solutions to members’ problems, the Ohio Farm Bureau Health Benefits Plan is now available to qualified participants.
“Members have been telling us for years that they need a better way to provide health care coverage for themselves and their employees,” said Keith Stimpert, senior vice president, organization for Ohio Farm Bureau. “Our new Health Benefits Plan isn’t insurance, but it operates very similarly by providing benefits to employers and employees, he said.
OFB HBP is an employee welfare benefit plan and trust, which will be governed by trustees elected by members of the trust. Participants will see competitive rates, predictable payments, a broad network of doctors and hospitals and flexible benefit plans. The plan provides expanded wellness programs to encourage employees to maintain their health.