Sole proprietors are businesses that do not have at least one eligible employee. An eligible employee is any employee who works an average of 20 hours a week each month. A sole proprietor’s husband or wife is not considered an eligible employee.
Sole Proprietors will shop for, compare and buy health insurance coverage through the Individual Marketplace. Sole proprietors may be eligible for financial assistance to reduce the cost of coverage. Sole proprietors will not be eligible to purchase coverage through the Small Business Marketplace.