WEBSITES 

Title: Studio Protector™: The Artist Guide to Emergencies
Description: A website guide sponsored by the Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF). Provides links to resources to help you connect to state health insurance exchanges for policy options and the cost before and after subsidies, how to apply and enroll for health insurance, and a calculator to help you determine whether you qualify for a subsidy and an estimate of how much.
https://cerfplus.org/health-insurance

Title: Funding + Training + Resources for Artists
Description: Sponsored by the Artist Trust.See Health Options.Links to various healthcare programs throughout the United States and in the Pacific Northwest.
http://artisttrust.org/index.php/for-artists/resources#cat3
 

ORGANIZATIONS

 

The Artist Access Program, Woodhull Medical Center
Description: Located in Brooklyn, New York. Offers artists the option of exchanging creative services for medical care.
 www.intlculturelab.org/inc/artist_access_faq.pdf 

Artist Health Insurance Resource Center, The Actor’s Fund
Description: Identifies coverage options and helps members of the visual and performing arts community enroll in them.
www.actorsfund.org/services-and-programs/artists-health-insurance-resource-center 

Artists Health Alliance 
Description: A Canadian nonprofit organization that promote the health and well being of all professional and emerging performing and creative artists. Sponsors the Al and Malka Green Artist Health Centre. An inter-professional team offers both medical and complementary care to professional creative and performing artists, and to students and staff at post-secondary arts institutions. The Centre’s mandate includes research, education, and outreach to the arts community.
http://artistshealth.com

Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester
Description: Offers group health insurance to artist-members who reside in the New York counties of Monroe, Livingston, Yates, Ontario, Seneca and Wayne.
http://artsrochester.org/artscouncil/health.htm

Craft Ontario
Description: Members are eligible for health and dental insurance.
www.craftontario.com 

Freelancers Union
Description: A national not-for-profit membership organization that promotes the interests of America’s independent workforce, including freelancers and the self-employed. Eligible members have access to health insurance products.
www.freelancersunion.org 

National Association for the Self-Employed
Description: Offers health insurance to members. Membership is open to all self-employed persons.
www.nase.org 

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