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Sign up for SimplyInsured insurance benefits through QuickBooks Online Payroll

SOLVEDby QuickBooks33Updated May 09, 2023

Learn about SimplyInsured group health insurance benefits and find out how to sign it up.

QuickBooks Online Payroll has partnered with SimplyInsured to provide affordable employee health benefits options for QuickBooks customers. Check out Employee Health Benefits to learn more.  

Get a quote and sign up for a plan

Get a quote.

In QuickBooks Online Payroll:

  1. Sign in to your QuickBooks Online account.
  2. Go to Payroll, then Benefits.
  • If you're interested in a new group health insurance policy, select Find my plan to get a quote for group health, dental or vision coverage.
  • If you have an existing group health policy purchased through another provider, select Connect existing plan to change your broker of record to SimplyInsured.

Once your application is complete, SimplyInsured will review your eligibility and let you know if you’re approved for the insurance plan.

If you have any questions about your group health insurance, call SimplyInsured at 888-352-0146.

Note: Approval for a new policy generally occurs within 1–2 weeks.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, you can.

  1. Go to Payroll, then Benefits.
  2. Select Continue application.
  1. Go to Payroll, then Benefits. 
  2. Select Manage Plan.

Before editing a health insurance deduction in QuickBooks Online, contact SimplyInsured to update your plan at 888-352-0146.

Once your plan updates, update your employee in QuickBooks Online.

Note: QuickBooks Online syncs with SimplyInsured each night to make sure your plan deductions are correct. 

  1. Go to Payroll, then Employees.
  2. Select your employee.
  3. From Deductions & contributions, select Start or Edit.
  4. Select Edit ✎ next to the insurance deduction.
  5. Edit the Amount per paycheck, then select Save.

When you add your employee in QuickBooks with their email address, SimplyInsured will automatically reach out via email about adding the new employee to insurance benefits.

Change the employee’s status to Terminated in QuickBooks Online and SimplyInsured will automatically remove them from insurance benefits. That employee's coverage will remain in effect through the last day of the calendar month in which the termination occurred.

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