Tricks of the Trade: How to Tell A Good Health Insurance Plan from a Bad One.

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Date/Time: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 – 11:00AM-12:30PM
Price:  FREE, and Open to the Public. Please RSVP below as space is limited.
Location: Fuse Arts Center

C4 Atlanta, in partnership with The Actors Fund, present Tricks of the Trade: How to Tell A Good Health Insurance Plan from a Bad One. This course will be lead by Renata Marinaro, LCSW, National Health Services Director for The Actors Fund. Confused about health insurance? Didn’t get coverage for 2019, but having second thoughts? Wondering about plans that seem too good to be true? This workshop is designed to help artists gain a better understanding of health insurance in a changing landscape. 

Questions answered include:

  • Is there a penalty for being uninsured in 2019?
  • Are pre-existing conditions still covered?
  • I’m going to lose my coverage through my union – what can I do besides COBRA?
  • What are the pros and cons of faith-based plans?
  • What are the pros and cons of short-term plans?
  • How do I protect myself from junk insurance plans?

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Please note: Content in this workshop is provided for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be construed as an alternative to working with a social worker, health insurance navigator or other insurance professional.

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This workshop is free! However, space is limited. Please RSVP in the form to ensure your seat in this workshop.

About Renata Marinaro
Renata Marinaro, LMSW, is National Director of Health Services for The Actors Fund. She counsels professionals and small businesses in the entertainment industry nationwide on health care coverage options. In March 2017 she helped launch the Samuel J Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Mt. Sinai. Renata’s goal is to create educated and active health care consumers, and to that end she has written online tutorials and a guide on the Affordable Care Act, “Every Artist Insured”, as well as the monthly online series, “Health Insurance HQ.”  Renata is also a licensed social worker and has worked in health care settings in the New York area.
How is this workshop different from other workshops?

This workshop focuses specifically on understanding the differences between different types of health care plans and policies, and to identify those that may not provide the basic coverage mandated by ACA.

Additionally, artists will learn what options they may have  for helath insurance beyond COBRA if whey lose coverage through their job or union.