Information For Your Employees

Understanding how to use their health insurance most effectively can be a difficult task for your employees. We also understand that the time commitment associated with running a successful business doesn’t allot for much time to educate your employees on your own. Community Health Options has a suite of resources available to you to ensure your employees know how to utilize their health insurance in a way not only keeps them healthy, but keeps your bottom line healthy as well.

Sample Topics in the Health Insurance Explained Video Series:

To view more of our videos, please visit our YouTube Channel.

More Resources

  • Preventive Services – We want to support and encourage your efforts to protect and promote you and your family’s greatest asset, your health. Many preventive health care services including screenings, checkups and counseling cost you nothing.
  • Health Insurance Glossary - Many commonly used terms are defined. 

Our Commitment to Developing Innovative Resources for You

We offer webinars and other tools that provide your organization with access to innovative programs, resources and employer-directed best practices from industry experts, leading-edge employers and peers. Learn more. To register for an upcoming webinar and view archives of past presentations, visit our Webinars Page. 

Tangible Benefits of Worksite Wellness

There is a growing recognition that health-related productivity loss and absences due to illness and other factors add compelling cost burdens to employers. On the contrary, healthy employees translate into productive employees and productive employees ultimately have a positive impact your bottom line. Our focus is to ensure small and medium sized employers have the information they need to implement practical and cost-friendly wellness programs to improve the health of their employees efficiently and effectively.

Tax Credits for Small Business Wellness Programs

In some states, employers with 20 or fewer employees may qualify for a tax credit of up to $2,000 for wellness activities.  If you are offering your employees health education, behavioral change programs or incentive awards to employees engaging in regular exercise – Maine’s Credit for Wellness Programs is for you. Behavioral change programs include counseling, seminars or classes on nutrition, stress management, or smoking cessation.  The tax credit is calculated $100 per employee up to 20 employees or the total expenditure to develop, institute and maintain a wellness program made during the taxable year up to $2,000.