How To Offer Health Benefits When You Can’t Afford Health Insurance

with Maureen Healy

The Growing your Team Podcast: Episode 38


Do you want to offer health benefits to your employees but providing health insurance seems out of your budget? You’re not alone.

While many small business owners understand the importance of their employees’ mental and physical health, they are left wondering what they can afford to offer. The good news is, there is now a valuable alternative.

Maureen Healy started Virtual Healing, a company designed to be a budget-friendly health insurance alternative for small business owners. In this episode, Maureen shares the health benefits offering and why it’s a must-have for the overall well-being of your company. 

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In this Episode You’ll Hear:

  • The benefits of telehealth services (4:28)
  • Why now is an important time to focus on your team member’s mental health (6:37)
  • Why having fun can be one of the best preventative medicines (9:43)
  • How a team member’s mental health impacts their production and quality of work (11:08)
  • Why rewarding your team with pizza might be causing harmful effects you didn’t intend. (14:16)
  • How small businesses can use telehealth options as an alternative for health insurance (15:59)
  • How services like Virtual Healing can offer a much-needed health care supplement for your employees who how outside health insurance (19:38)

About Maureen Healy:

Maureen Healy is a Nurse Practitioner & founder of Virtual Healing, Inc., a telehealth company providing mental health coaching, covid screening and prevention, treatment of minor illnesses and injuries, and help to control chronic conditions.

From nursing for over thirty years; empowering patients and their families to take an active role in their health is her area of expertise.

Maureen recently published Your Guide to a Safe and Swift Hospital Stay. This book offers tips on how to prevent medical and nursing errors while promoting a rapid recovery.

How to Connect with Maureen Healy:

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Get your FREE copy of Maureen’s book, Your Guide to a Safe and Swift Hospital Stay, by emailing Maureen at [email protected]. In your email, state that you are a listener of the Growing Your Team Podcast and supply the address where you would like your free book sent.

In this episode, we also talked about Dare to Lead Brene Brown. Purchase your copy of the book here.    

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