Despite the continued debate around whether employees in the “gig economy” should be classified as independent contractors or staff with benefits, a startup insurance broker is catering to companies such as Etsy and Uber.

According to an article published on CNBC, Stride Health is an online insurance broker that helps consumers, or employees, find health coverage. The consumers, or employees, foot the bill for coverage if they dec

It is available in all 50 states and lists more than 230 insurance carriers, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group.

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