Farm Bureau expands its eligibility for health plan

Farm Bureau Health Plan

The Iowa Farm Bureau, which launched a new health benefit plan for Iowans in November, recently expanded the eligibility of the Farm Bureau Health Plan to include those who are eligible for their employer’s health care plans but are looking for more affordable options. The health benefits are being provided through Iowa Farm Bureau’s wholly owned subsidiary, Farm Bureau Health Benefit Plan LLC.

Farm Bureau’s cost-effective health­care option, which is designed for Iowans who don’t qualify for subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is attracting interest from many Iowans, Farm Bureau Financial Services (FBFS) agents said. They are finding it has the potential to provide quality health care coverage and significant savings compared to their current plans.

“I’m really getting a lot of inquiries about the plans, and we’ve been able to help a lot of people,” said Ann Williams, an FBFS agent in Washington County. “It’s...

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