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Healthcare 101
October 6th, 2013

healthcareIt’s October, and we’re six days into the availability of healthcare exchanges and (not coincidentally) six days into the government shut down. (Sidebar: The Times ran a disturbing front page article today about the planning, jostling, and dollars leading up to the shut down.)

If you haven’t yet visited Healthcare.Gov, take a peek. There is a lot of good information there, and it is a great starting point for investigating how the Affordable Care Act may affect you or your business. There are resources for learning about coverage options (including “catastrophic coverage” that may be appealing to relatively young, healthy individuals), key dates (open enrollment ends March 31, 2014!), and simple enrollment steps to follow.

Beyond Healthcare.Gov, there are a number of other groups gathering resources and information for artists and creative entrepreneurs. Here are a few of my favorites…

Stay tuned… There will be lots more to come I’m sure as we all continue learning more and evaluating our best options.

Posted in: Musings, Numbers Nonsense

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