Verizon offers free smartphone insurance for small business

A Verizon Wireless spokesperson confirmed to IGN that they have provided free smartphone health insurance to employees, as per a recent report.

The coverage is offered through Verizon Wireless HealthCare, and is not a one-time offer.

Employees can choose from one of three tiers: Health Insurance (up to $500 per month for an individual), Personal Insurance (Up to $5,000 per year for an employer), and Family Coverage (up the line for a maximum of $50,000 annually).

While the coverage is good for both employers and employees, Verizon also makes sure that it’s available for employees who are new to the company and/or are not qualified to qualify for their own coverage.

You can sign up for coverage here.

Verizon has also made it easier for you to get a smartphone by adding a free Verizon SIM card to your Verizon Wireless account.

For more on Verizon’s smartphone plans, check out our review. 

Verizon HealthCare also offers smartphone coverage through its “Verizon Mobile Health Plan,” which includes a $50 monthly premium.

However, the service does not include any coverage beyond the health insurance.

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