Arkansas Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Opens November 1, 2015
New health insurance coverage options will soon be available for small businesses in Arkansas. The Arkansas Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) is designed to provide quality, affordable health insurance plans for small businesses with 2-100 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees.
What you need to know right now
- Arkansas is developing its own easy-to-use website and tools for small business owners to use to obtain private health insurance plans that fit their budgets and employees' needs.
- Plans will be available for small businesses with 2-100 FTE employees.
- Arkansas SHOP Open Enrollment begins November 1, 2015, for 2016 plan year coverage.