Affordable Care Act - Help for Indiana Artists
Updated November 2017:
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made it easier for independent artists to buy healthcare for themselves and their families. Although there have been many debates and discussions in Washington over changes to the ACA, these changes have not yet been implemented as of this date. It is still widely accepted within the arts community that it is still a good idea for artists to sign up.
The New York Times recently published a quick Q&A regarding some of the uncertainties associated with the ACA: Five Answers to Questions about Getting Covered
Visit www.healthcare.gov to view the Insurance Marketplace and see what plans are available for you.
Open Enrollment deadlines for 2018 plans: Enrollment is November 1, 2017 - December 15, 2017!
Learn about the law and what has changed: http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/rights/
For issues specific to Indiana residents, visit www.Obamacare-guide.org Learn what is different for residents of Indiana and where to go for help and questions.
If you would like one-on-one assistance, there are many options including trained navigators who can explain what coverage is available and private benefits companies who can suggest plans that might be the best option for you:
- Indiana 211: For general health and wellness resources, assistance, and referrals, visit www.IN211.org or dial 211 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
- ASPIN Health Navigators: Indiana residents may call 1-877-313-7215 or visit www.aspinhealthvavigator.org
- Apex Benefits: Receive specialized information for you and your healthcare needs. The Apex website also offers resources, informational videos, reviews of insurance plans, and more. Visit www.apexbg.com for more information.