Oct. 15, 2010
-- Independent Musicians and Entertainers, who are not usually covered by Group Health Insurance, make up a significant portion of the Uninsured in America. The initial euphoria over Health Care Reform has started to fade, once independent Musicians and Entertainers realized that Health Care Reform would not provide subsidies until 2014. Research done by the National Association of Musicians Vocalists and Entertainers (NAMVE) indicated that health care is still the major concern of members of this group.
Federal Government Reform and related efforts, such as increased funding for Federally Qualified Health Centers; eliminating pre-existing limitation for Children; and expanding the eligibility for dependents to age 26, all of which could benefit this group have largely gone unnoticed.
To help Musicians and Entertainers, NAMVE is offering free Health Care Counseling to Musicians and Entertainers, whether or not they are NAMVE members. Health Care Counseling is broader than offering health insurance programs, since it includes referrals to Government programs and recommendations to obtain health insurance through Spouses and Parents.
NAMVE is an association of independent artists and entertainers dedicated to helping each member grow their art and protect their family. You can reach their website at http://www.namve.com
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We are an Association Dedicated to Helping Independent Artists. We're NAMVE and we're here for you! NAMVE is the National Association of Musicians, Vocalists, and Entertainers, and we are about helping artists and entertainers.