About Us


Gem State Health Insurance is a health insurance brokerage and search firm located in Idaho’s Treasure Valley.  Owned and operated by William R. (Bill) Schnupp.  Bill has over 25 years of experience in the health insurance industry and has enjoyed climbing, rafting, hiking, hunting, and fishing throughout the state since 1969.  Bill has been a licensed Idaho insurance agent since 1985, and holds both the Registered Employee Benefit Specialist (REBC) and the Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designations from the American College.  He is very familiar with the demographics of the state of Idaho; travels the state extensively, and has clients/customers located throughout Idaho, as well as in the states of Washington, Montana, and Arizona.