Covered California - Small Business
Covered California's Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) is a new, health insurance Marketplace developed for businesses with one to 50 eligible employees (An eligible employee works an average of 30 hours).
Business owners know that the ability to offer employees quality health insurance is a competitive advantage in the labor market. Health insurance through Covered California's SHOP gives you financial control of your business while allowing your employees to choose from a range of quality, affordable health plans. View the SHOP fact sheet for more information on how SHOP will benefit your business and employees. There is no penalty for not enrolling in SHOP, and there is no additional fee for using a Certified Insurance Agent.
*Taken from CoveredCa.org