|A2IM (The American Association of Independent Music, Inc.) has announced the launch of its game-changing health insurance initiative available to members. The A2IM Benefits Store provides members access to across-the-board insurance benefits, from health, vision, and, dental, to life, auto, personal protection and more. |
The A2IM Benefits Store is always open, allowing members the ability to enroll in coverage year-round. There are no deductions from paychecks, open enrollment periods, or lengthy subscription terms.
“In the U.S., healthcare for small businesses, contractors, and freelancers is expensive and difficult to get," said, Dr. Richard James Burgess, President, and CEO of A2IM. "For many years, we have been trying to solve this problem for our members. We believe we have finally found the solution and we are very proud to offer it as part of our shared services program.”
The not-for-profit trade organization representing over 600 independent record labels, enables A2IM members to browse coverage options online -find more info here.
The health insurance offers:
Healthcare Dental & vision insurance
Device protection for phones, musical instruments, and equipment.
Pay month to month
Consult with a specialist about various plans (even if it’s a plan outside of what A2IM offers)
|A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of nearly 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises' (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America's creative class that represents America's diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry's U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector. |
The organization's current board of directors comprises Mary Jurey - Blue Élan, Heather Johnson - Ninety9Lives + FiXT, Tony Kiewel - Sub Pop, Mariah Czap - Yep Roc Music Group, Marie Clausen - Ninja Tune, Wilson Fuller - Merge Records, Steven Hill - Warp Records, Dee Diaz - Reach Records, Louis Posen - Hopeless Records, Victor Zaraya - Concord Records, Tony Alexander - MIME (Made In Memphis Entertainment).