Along with all the positive feedback on our infographic guide to ObamaCare for individual artists, we got a lot of requests for a follow-up guide to help small businesses. (Fractured Atlas is a small business, and if you have at least one employee, this applies to you too!) This is a big moment for us as [...]
Our friends at Future of Music Coalition (FMC) and Artists’ Health Insurance Resource Center (AHIRC) are conducting an online survey through August 31 to assess how many US-based artists have health insurance on the eve of the Affordable Care Act.
Prior surveys have found that artists of all types — dancers, actors, musicians, visual artists, filmmakers — [...]
We are very excited to launch a new section of our website today: Health Care Resources. This page connects our members with exciting companies that are harnessing technology to make your health care and prescriptions more accessible and affordable.
Fractured Atlas now has partnerships with GoodRx and One Medical Group, two of the most forward-thinking health [...]
As any member of Fractured Atlas can tell you, we’re huge believers in harnessing technology to make things simpler, cheaper, and more pleasurable. A number of forward-thinking companies have been applying the same principle to health care, and we’re making an effort to highlight them on our blog. Since no one can feel great about [...]
We’d like to introduce our two newest additions to our pocket guide series: The Artists’ Guide to Health Reform and The Artists’ Guide to Health Insurance.
The Artists’ Guide to Health Reform provides a general overview of the new healthcare law. If you’ve overwhelmed by all the media on health reform and you’re still unsure of [...]
There’s been some heated debate lately on whether the new healthcare law is unconstitutional. The controversy is focused on a single component of the law: the individual mandate (i.e. the requirement for everyone to buy health insurance).
This is controversial not because it is a mandate, per se. After all, plenty of uncontroversial legal mandates already [...]
Healthcare is back in the news as Republicans and Democrats fight over what reform will actually look like.
But a fair amount of the law has already come into effect; the rest will be phased in gradually over the next several years with the majority implemented in 2014. Here’s some of what you already have:
No lifetime limits [...]
Everybody likes a Top 10 list, right? Especially the nerdy ones! So here’s my contribution: the second annual list of the top ten arts policy stories from the past year. You can check out the 2009 edition here.
10. Intrinsic Impact Research Marches On
WolfBrown’s groundbreaking work on measuring “intrinsic impact” (the intangible, hard-to-define effects that arts [...]
When it comes to health insurance, have you ever wished for…
A good deal! Low priced coverage that doesn’t suck dry your hard-earned cash.
Transparency! Simple, straight up easy to understand coverage, with no catch-22s.
Freedom! Your health insurance stays with you from gig to gig. You don’t want to work at a soul-sucking corporate [...]