California Lawyers for the Arts is pleased to present...
HEALTH INSURANCE 101: HOW TO OBTAIN INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY, AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE
A Free Workshop for Self-employed Artists, Families, and Individuals
With Michael Grodsky, AIF®
Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
DESCRIPTION: Choosing a suitable health insurance plan in the individual or small-group market can be a daunting task. How does one compare plans from the hundreds available, when they are all so different? Can a
self-employed person qualify for guaranteed-issue group insurance? How might health insurance reform affect me? If you want answers to these questions and more, this friendly, interactive workshop is for you.
* Terminology and design features of health insurance plans.
* How to select a suitable plan.
* How self-employed entrepreneurs can qualify for guaranteed-issue small group health plans.
* Group insurance for artists who teach college part-time.
* What health insurance reform may mean for you.
What to bring: a notebook and pencil.
SPEAKER: Michael Grodsky (http://aquariusfinancial.com) is a financial consultant helping businesses and non-profit organizations implement employer-sponsored group health insurance and retirement plans, with an
emphasis on socially conscious investing. Michael also provides investment management and insurance services for individuals and families. He is a frequent guest lecturer at
About GYST: Getting Your Sh*t Together (http://gyst-ink.com) is an artist run company that applies the creativity of an artist's mind to the complex and daunting world of professional practices in contemporary
art. Their mission is to support artists and arts organizations with an integrated mix of software, services and information in order to keep artists working. Michael and GYST have teamed up to present health insurance workshops at locations throughout
About California Lawyers for the Arts: C.L.A. empowers creative people and their organizations by building the capacity of artists and arts organizations to handle the legal and business aspects of their creative activities, increasing the awareness and involvement of the legal community in issues affecting artists and the arts community, and increasing the law's responsiveness to the needs and interests of the arts community.
WHEN: Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
REGISTRATION: Call CLA at (310) 998-5590, or email Angela (please include your contact info and specify the workshop date(s)) at: firstname.lastname@example.org>
These workshops are made possible, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the California Community Foundation. Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.