SPAA NEWSROOM
2020 SHINE Mural Festival - Artist: Alex Yanes

October 12, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:30pm

Location: Zoom

Registration: Free

The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance is providing a (free) Health Insurance Workshop to assist our artists in securing health benefits.  

This workshop will be lead by Peter Motzenbecker, an Independent Health Insurance and Medicare Professional.  This is an interactive workshop that will encourage participants to ask questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes referred to as Obamacare, as well as private Health Insurance.  

Open enrollment begins on November 1 and ends on December 5 and this timely discussion will help inform your decision-making and highlight options.  Takeaways include:

  • How much does it cost?
  • What are the deductibles and co-pays?
  • What if I have preexisting medical conditions?
  • Can I also cover a spouse, children, or significant other?
  • Are there less expensive options if I am healthy?

Free and open to the public but pre-registration is required so you can receive the Zoom link.

Register Today!

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