Friday, May 13, 2011

Every Artist Insured Workshop Recap

On May 7, OVAC and IAO hosted a workshop with Jim Brown from the Actor’s Fund, creators of the Artists Health Insurance Resource Center. (

Mr. Brown gave an introduction to the new health care reform bill and how it will affect artists specifically. He also discussed some of the current health care options for artists in Oklahoma.

Here are some resources provided during the workshop, along with a recording of the first half of the presentation, explaining the health care reform.

Every Artist Insured: Understanding Health Care Reform – an easy to understand booklet explaining how the health care reform will impact artists.

Oklahoma Health Care Options Matrix – matrix offering information about free and low-cost health care coverage.

Health Insurance Info – consumer guide to getting and keeping health insurance in Oklahoma.

E-health insurance – useful site for finding coverage options (note: this is a for-profit enterprise)

Listen to the recording here:

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