Upcoming Seminars and Events

 

New York

EVERY ARTIST INSURED: NAVIGATING HEALTH CARE REFORM

Every Thursday, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, and (November 18 - February 10 only) Tuesday, 6 - 7:30 pm
729 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 

This free workshop will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and provide you with clear guidance on what your options are.  It’s an excellent opportunity for unbiased counseling on an important topic. It’s designed for those who work in the performing arts field, and includes a Q&A session. There is no reservation or pre-registration required.

Questions answered include:

  • What are the new options?
  • How much will it cost me?
  • Am I eligible for a subsidy?
  • Who is eligible for free insurance?
  • How do I apply?
  • Where do I get care if I can’t afford insurance? 

EVERY MUSICIAN INSURED: NAVIGATING "OBAMACARE" FOR MUSIC INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Monday, November 3, 6 pm - 7 pm
MusiCares

11 W. 42nd Street, 27th floor
New York, NY 

Enrollment starts November 15, 2014, be prepared!

This free workshop will help you understand ‘Obamacare’, provide you with clear guidance on your options and answer all your questions, including:  

• What are the new options?
• How much will it cost me?
• Am I eligible for a subsidy?
• Who is eligible for free insurance?
• How do I apply? 
• Where do I get care if I can’t afford insurance?

Individual consultations will also be available. Doors will open at 5:45pm. Space is limited & pre-registration is required. Register online.

Questions? Call MusiCares at 212.245.7840
 
 

IT'S YOUR HEALTH... INSURANCE!

Wednesday, November 5th,  6:30 - 8 pm
American Society of Media Photographers
Videology: 308 Bedford Ave #1 
Brooklyn, NY

 This free workshop will help you understand ‘Obamacare’, provide you with clear guidance on what your options are, and answer all your burning questions!

Enrollment starts Nov. 15 – be prepared!

Questions answered include:

  • What are the new options on the Exchange?
  • How much will it cost me?
  • Am I eligible for a subsidy?
  • Am I eligible for free insurance?
  • How do I apply?
  • My Freelancers Union coverage is ending – are there comparable plans out there?
  • Where do I get care if I can’t afford insurance?

This event is free and open to all.

 

NAVIGATING HEALTH CARE REFORM

Friday, November 7, 1 - 1:55 pm
SAG/AFTRA Health Fair
1900 Broadway, 5th Floor, Boardroom (between 63rd and 64th streets)

New York, NY 

This free workshop will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and provide you with clear guidance on what your options are.  It’s an excellent opportunity for unbiased counseling on an important topic. It’s designed for those who work in the performing arts field, and includes a Q&A session. There is no reservation or pre-registration required.

Questions answered include:

  • What are the new options?
  • How much will it cost me?
  • Am I eligible for a subsidy?
  • Who is eligible for free insurance?
  • How do I apply?
  • Where do I get care if I can’t afford insurance?

This event is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing — no guests are allowed. SAG-AFTRA members, please bring your membership card (paid through Oct. 31, 2014 or April 30, 2015) for admittance.

 

EVERY ARTIST INSURED: NAVIGATING HEALTH CARE REFORM

Monday, November 10, 5:30 - 7 pm
Special Presentation for Teaching Artists, co-sponsored by The New Victory Theater

 729 7th Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY

This seminar will also be available as a webinar

This free workshop will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and provide you with clear guidance on what your options are.  It’s an excellent opportunity for unbiased counseling on an important topic. It’s designed for those who work in the performing arts field, and includes a Q&A session. There is no reservation or pre-registration required.

Questions answered include:

  • What are the new options?
  • How much will it cost me?
  • Am I eligible for a subsidy?
  • Who is eligible for free insurance?
  • How do I apply?
  • Where do I get care if I can’t afford insurance?
 

Los Angeles

EVERY ARTIST INSURED: FINDING AFFORDABLE HEALTH INSURANCE WITH COVERED CALIFORNIA

Every Monday, 11am - 12pm, and the first Wednesday of every month, 1:30 - 2:30pm
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400

This workshop will:

  • Walk you through your Covered California options and requirements
  • Provide important information relevant to freelancers and the self-employed
  • Help you figure out how to get affordable health insurance with the help of tax credits and federal subsidies
  • Answer all of your burning questions!

This event is free and open to everyone in the visual and performing arts and entertainment industry. Guests are welcome.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP to AHIRCHealthReform@gmail.com

Parking will be validated at S.C. Prestige Parking located at 5657 Wilshire Boulevard. Please note the entrance to the lot is on Hauser on the west side of the street, ½ block north from the corner of Wilshire and in the building next door to the IHOP outdoor parking lot.

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ARE YOU CONFUSED ABOUT HEALTH CARE REFORM? CALL THE ACTORS FUND COVERED CALIFORNIA HELPLINE!

We’ll answer your questions about how to get affordable health insurance with the help of tax credits and federal subsidies through Covered California.

Call us today at 855.491.3357!

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INTERESTED IN HOSTING A FREE WORKSHOP?

The Actors Fund will come to you! If your organization is in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Alameda or Sacramento Counties we’ll send our educators to your organization to conduct a free workshop for your members. Please contact Brigid Sweeney by phone at 323.330.2433 or by email at Bsweeney@actorsfund.org.

 

Atlanta

EVERY ARTIST INSURED: NAVIGATING HEALTH CARE REFORM

November 7, 11:30 am 1:30 pm
C4Atlanta
115 Martin Luther King Drive, suite 225
Atlanta, GA

This free workshop will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and
provide you with clear guidance on what your options are.  It’s an
excellent opportunity for unbiased counseling on an important topic.
It’s designed for those who work in the performing arts field, and
includes a Q&A session. Please RSVP.

Questions answered include:

  • What are the new options?
  • How much will it cost me?
  • Am I eligible for a subsidy?
  • Who is eligible for free insurance?
  • How do I apply?
  • Where do I get care if I can’t afford insurance?

 

Nashville

EVERY ARTIST INSURED: NAVIGATING HEALTH CARE REFORM

November 11, 2 - 3:30 pm
MusiCares
1904 Wedgwood Avenue
Nashville, TN
RSVP: 615-327-0050

 

November 12, 1:30 - 2:45 pm
The Bistro at Emma
9 Lea Avenue
Nashville, TN

Presented in partnership with CERF+ (Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists' Emergency Relief Fund), Metro Arts and Tennesse Craft
Please register by filling out this online form.

 

These free workshops will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and
provide you with clear guidance on what your options are.  It’s an
excellent opportunity for unbiased counseling on an important topic.
It’s designed for those who work in the performing arts field, and
includes a Q&A session. There is no reservation or pre-registration
required.

Questions answered include:

  • What are the new options?
  • How much will it cost me?
  • Am I eligible for a subsidy?
  • Who is eligible for free insurance?
  • How do I apply?
  • Where do I get care if I can’t afford insurance?