Freelancers in New York State Get a Health Insurance Plan

Using consumer-directed health plans to encourage preventive and wellness care

Working Today, through its affiliated Freelancers Union, established the for-profit Freelancers Insurance Company and began designing a health plan model for freelancers in New York state that will combine catastrophic insurance coverage with coverage for prevention and wellness services.

 

Key Results

  • Freelancers Union:

    • Launched a for-profit subsidiary, Freelancers Insurance Company, to offer health care coverage to members who live or work in New York State.
    • Developed a network of mental health providers in New York who will offer discounted services to Freelancers Insurance Company policyholders.