"Actually, in our business model, I am not an Owner/Operator. I don’t grow the plants. My role includes the responsibility of Human Resource Management as well as business development planning and financial management. In that capacity, I have…"
"I would think one would pay an employee what they are worth and let them take care of their own personal needs. Medical needs are your employees business. Growing and selling plants is your business.
"Most of my field workers don't want to pay for health insurance because they simply prefer to have the money in their check. My older (40-60 y/o) employees who work our retail side need some kind of coverage. I need to be able to offer…"
"I would stick with the bigger players: United HealthCare, BlueCross/Blue Shiled, Aetna because the bigger companies have more plans to pick from. Like a plan with a high deductible but low co-pays for dr visits. Most people…"
"Just paying them more doesn't help. An individual plan costs more and covers less and individual plans have less benefits overall. A group plan is the way to go if you get it - or, if you're an employer, can afford to offer…"
"it seems most people are not interested in a public plan, so I was suprised to see you write that statement. Almost all of my fellow nurserymen and landscapers are against it. I am for it myself. Here at my work we offer health insurance to those…"
"We joined the Western Growers Association to have access to their insurance program. They offer decent health insurance options at a rate that beats all the other options we could find. Since (I think) you are outside their boundaries they are not…"
"We use United Health Care, but i'd have to classify them under "prince of thieves", or "best of the worst" There are no good options out there at this point..
Support single payer..
Shack in th Back…"
"We have been working with a good size agency that works for us and with us to find the best in coverage. They can make recomendations coverages and have worked for us in negitiating the rates with the major carriers. They had us with Blue Cross for…"