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    Posted February, 2014

Getting Affordable Health Insurance in the Philadelphia Area

4-6 p.m., Monday, Mar. 3

Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City
1100 Arch Street | Philadelphia, PA 19107
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This free seminar, presented by Jim Brown, national director of health services for The Actors Fund, and sponsored by SAG-AFTRA Philadelphia, presents a detailed explanation of the new Affordable Healthcare Act insurance plans available right now in the Philadelphia area.  It will demonstrate the process of applying for these plans and any premium subsidies and/or cost assistance for which you may be eligible. 
There will be ample time for answering specific questions about individual situations. 

RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 27 to
Please note that an RSVP is required because it helps us contact you if this event is canceled or postponed.

Free to members of SAG-AFTRA and/or Actors’ Equity. Please bring your current membership card (paid up through April 30, 2014) for admittance.
Non-members - $10 (payable at door).

In hotel parking lot, $13 for meeting attendees payable at front desk with your parking ticket
Jim Brown has worked in the performing arts, in social services, and in the insurance industry.  He taught in the Drama Department at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for thirteen years; was a public information officer for disaster relief in the United States and overseas for the American Red Cross; negotiated provider contracts for Aetna Health Plans and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, and served as a managed care regulator for the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance.  He is currently the National Director of Health Services at The Actors Fund where he oversees the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic and supervises the operation of the Artists’ Health Insurance Resource Center and the AHIRC health care information website (

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