3 Ways to Get Health Care – Industry News Via Inc.

3 Ways to Get Big-Company Health Care Benefits for Your Startup

It’s that time of year again – the leaves are changing colors, the days are getting shorter, and your employees are thinking about which of your benefits offerings they want to take advantage of during Open Enrollment.
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It’s that time of year again–the leaves are changing colors, the days are getting shorter, and your employees are thinking about which of your benefits offerings they want to take advantage of during Open Enrollment.

Often during this time of year, companies are also thinking about which benefits really make sense for their business, and wondering how they can keep up with bigger competitors who have deeper pockets, particularly when it comes to keeping employees healthy.

Offering great health benefits makes sense for a couple of reasons. First, health benefits are highly valued by employees, so they help with attracting and retaining talent. And of course, keeping employees healthy can improve their productivity and reduce their time away from work.

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Restaurant-specific insurance exchange debuts in D.C. – Industry News via Washington Post

 Restaurant-specific insurance exchange debuts in D.C

Alisia Kleinmann, founder and chief executive of Industree Exchange. (Jeffrey MacMillan/For The Washington Post )

As a former Matchbox employee married to a Graffiato bartender, Alisia Kleinmann knows a thing or two about the lack of health insurance in the restaurant industry.

 

“My husband is 35 years old. We have two kids. He never had insurance,” said Kleinmann, president of the hospitality trade organization Industree.

“I just kept thinking, something has to change. Something has to get better.”Last week Kleinmann, 33, rolled out Industree Exchange, a private insurance exchange geared at Washington-area restaurants and bars with more than 100 employees.

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