Author: Shannon Sadler

Janie Dusel

I own a small engineering consulting firm in Anchorage, and the costs for me to offer health insurance to my employees has been growing substantially. I’m very concerned about the current costs as well as potential future costs if the upward trend continues. Janie Dusel, PE AWR Engineering, LLC

Kirsten Stanley

We are a sole proprietor business with no employees. This year my husband qualifies for Medicare, leaving us only needing health insurance for me. For a catastrophic plan with a high deductible, it is over $800 a month. In a year, that is $9,600 for the premiums. Then you have the $5,000 deductible for a […]

Anna Nelson

The Interior AIDS Association is a small non-profit agency providing HIV case management, prevention, and drug treatment services in Fairbanks. I have nine employees eligible for health insurance and it costs the agency about $80,000 for this employee-only “benefit.” We can manage this, however, the cost for additional family members is so high that employees […]