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Tools for the Creative Life

Tools for the Creative Life is a workshop series aimed at providing creatives with connection, new skills, inspirational capital and tools to craft a healthy creative ecosystem. Presented in partnership by the RiNo Art District and Creative Integration Initiative.

Presented by Entertainment Community Fund, this webinar will help you understand what all your health insurance options are, and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on how to get the most affordable coverage. Find out how to estimate variable/sporadic income (important for freelancers and the self-employed!) and see if you’re eligible for free insurance or expanded subsidies to reduce your premiums. Find out how to pick health insurance that makes sense for you and your family. For those who are uninsured, find out how to access lower-cost health care and medications. This is an excellent opportunity for unbiased, comprehensive information.

About the speaker:

Renata Marinaro, LMSW, is National Director of Health Services for the Fund. She counsels professionals and small businesses in the entertainment industry nationwide on health care coverage options. In March 2017 she helped launch the Samuel J Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Mt. Sinai Doctors. Renata is a certified health insurance Navigator and a licensed insurance broker; her goal is to create educated and active health care consumers. She has written online insurance tutorials and educational cartoons, and a guide on the Affordable Care Act, “Every Artist Insured”. Renata is also a licensed social worker. Prior to joining the Fund, she worked in oncology and substance abuse treatment at health care facilities in the New York metro area.

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