Coverage For Your Employees

Coverage For Your Employees

Are you looking for health insurance coverage for your employees? Give us a call in Seattle at (206) 910-4630 or in Mount Vernon at (360) 419-9999. Group Benefits Northwest has provided health insurance and group benefit plans to Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and King County small and midsize companies for 35 years. Partnering with trusted insurance providers,…

Employee Group Benefit Basics

What are employee group benefits? Between the years 1930 to 1950, in response to Labor Unions’ demands for better wages and working conditions, U.S. companies and the unions negotiated the employee benefits which are commonly found today in ‘both union and non-union companies.’ Much like today, employers used wages to compete for the best talent…

Open vs. Annual Enrollment

What is the difference between open enrollment and annual enrollment? Open enrollment is when Americans enroll or change freely their ‘health insurance plan or other benefit program’ (source) whereas annual enrollment is a time period “usually but not always occurring once per year, when employees of companies and organizations may make changes to their elected fringe…