UPDATED: Nov. 29, 2016: In 15 business days, Nashville non-profit Music Health Alliance has provided free assistance to more than 450 members of our creative community as they navigate the complicated health insurance system. In that time, Music Health Alliance has helped realize nearly $1 million dollars in premium savings for its clients. With 2017's healthcare open enrollment deadline rapidly approaching on Dec. 15, Music Health Alliance is working to offer assistance to as many members of our music community as possible.
Music Health Alliance, in partnership with MusiCares, will offer a free “Get Covered” seminar on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at BMI (10 Music Square East) from noon to 2 p.m. In a year of change in the healthcare industry, the program is designed to inform and empower the music community to enroll for new health insurance ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline.
Please RSVP to Shelia Shipley-Biddy to attend.
ORIGINAL POST: Oct. 18, 2016
Music Health Alliance, the music industry’s non-profit healthcare advocate, is offering a series of free “Get Covered” seminars open to everyone in the music industry. The monthly programs will take place in partnership with MusiCares and are designed to inform and empower the music community, from self-employed professionals to those covered under their employer’s policy, to identify health insurance options. Seminars will be led by Music Health Alliance’s Tatum Hauck Allsep, founder and 2016 Healthcare Hero recipient, and Shelia Shipley-Biddy, Director of Operations and Certified Senior Advisor®. Open enrollment takes place Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2017 with Medicare open enrollment running Oct. 15 to Dec. 7.
Music Health Alliance Get Covered 101 for Music Professionals:
Wed., Nov. 9 12 – 2 p.m. MusiCares - 1904 Wedgewood Ave. Nashville, TN 37212
Wed., Dec. 7 12 – 2 p.m. MusiCares - 1904 Wedgewood Ave. Nashville, TN 37212
Wed., Jan. 11 1 – 3 p.m. MusiCares - 1904 Wedgewood Ave. Nashville, TN 37212
Music Health Alliance Get Covered 101 For Music Professionals is a simplified health insurance enrollment workshop offering onsite assistance with insurance enrollment. This free seminar for music professionals will provide clear information about options available on Healthcare.gov and with private health insurance. This workshop will answer questions and equip to enroll or change your insurance when open enrollment begins on November 1, 2016.
Questions that will be addressed during Music Health Alliance’s free seminars include:
• What are the new health insurance options?
• How much will it cost me?
• Am I eligible for a subsidy?
• Who is eligible for free insurance?
• Where do I get care if I can’t afford insurance?
• How do I apply?
RSVP to Shelia Shipley-Biddy to attend the free “Get Covered” Seminars hosted by Music Health Alliance.
For more information, visit musichealthalliance.com.