Free Workshop: Every Artist Insured!

Free Workshop: Every Artist Insured!

Join NYFA and The Actors Fund for a Free Workshop on Monday, November 28, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Struggling to make ends meet and unable to afford health insurance? Paying a tax penalty for being uninsured last year? Wondering if you qualify for free insurance, or the $20/mo plan? Wondering what the future holds for ‘Obamacare’ and how that may affect you?Having trouble making sense of insurance gibberish?

Come to EVERY ARTIST INSURED! This free workshop will provide you with clear guidance on what all your insurance options are, and answer all your burning questions. Open to anyone in visual, literary, or performing arts and entertainment.

Every Artist Insured!
Date: Monday, November 28, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: NYFA, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Free Registration: To register please click here

This event is free and open to the public.

Questions answered include:

  • Am I eligible for free insurance?
  • Am I eligible for a subsidy to pay for insurance?
  • Am I eligible for the new Essential Plan?
  • How do I decide what plan is right for me?
  • How much will it cost?
  • I have sporadic income – how do I estimate it?
  • Can someone walk me through the application?

The Artists Health Insurance Resource Center (AHIRC) is an unbiased, non-profit program of The Actors Fund and does not sell insurance. Their Navigators help artists and entertainers understand all their options and help them enroll in coverage. Renata Marinaro, LMSW, National Director of Health Services for The Actors Fund, will be available for individual consultations following the presentation.

This workshop is co-sponsored by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), the Community Service Society, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

This program is part of NYFA Learning, which includes professional development for artists, the Immigrant Artist Program and Programs in Asia. Sign up for NYFA’s free bi-weekly newsletter to receive updates on future programs.


Image credit: IAP Mentoring Program, Fundraising with Fiscal Sponsorship 2016. Photo: Alicia Ehni

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