As a small business owner and/or entrepreneur, researching the best benefits for you and your employees can be overwhelming.  Understanding how the Affordable Care Act works and how to find the right coverage at the right cost can be difficult. With Open Enrollment over, it may be even more confusing to find options for healthcare. AWA wants to make it easier for you. AWA’s partner, Small Business Majority, put together a portal for small business owners and entrepreneurs to start their research.  Review their two-part guide for getting started and getting covered, as well as helpful information on the Affordable Care Act and Reference Tools at

If Major Medical Insurance is not an option, consider looking at the health benefits that AWA offers its members. Each AWA Association Health Plan membership level combines health discounts & programs, business resources and lifestyle benefits along with specific insured benefits on some levels.

The insured benefit options offered with AWA membership can include:

If you are looking for an association membership that complements any major medical insurance plan, then take a look at AWA Advantage. With a variety of programs and discounts to help you save time and money, you can focus on your business and family.  With non-insured benefits like Teladoc telemedicine and Alight Patient Advocacy, as well as dental, vision and prescription discounts, AWA Advantage works well with insured programs to help you manage your expenses.