Small Business Health Options
Program (SHOP)

Give employers & employees in small business a cost-effective
value-driven opportunity to choose affordable health plans.

Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)

Softheon SHOP interface provides real-time integration with respective Health Insurance Marketplaces (HIMs) business areas to assist qualified small employers in enrolling employees in health insurance plans.

Key Components:

  • Verification of employers and employees through the Federal Data Hub

  • Determination of eligibility to participate in SHOP marketplaces

  • Provisions for qualified employers to search, compare and select from health plan products for employees

  • Allowing qualified employers to upload and maintain employee rosters

  • Provision for qualified employers to apply for tax credits

  • Calculations, collections and payments of employee contributions

  • Provisions for employees to purchase plans selected by employers

  • Facilitation and tracking of payments by employers and employees to the QHPs

  • Processing HIMs fees and navigator payments

 

Key Benefits

  • Verification of employers and employees through the Federal Data Hub

  • Determination of eligibility to participate in SHOP marketplaces

  • Provisions for qualified employers to search, compare and select from health plan products for employees

  • Allowing qualified employers to upload and maintain employee rosters

  • Provision for qualified employers to apply for tax credits

  • Calculations, collections and payments of employee contributions

  • Provisions for employees to purchase plans selected by employers

  • Facilitation and tracking of payments by employers and employees to the QHPs

  • Processing HIMs fees and navigator payments