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WELLNESS

HEALTHCARE

An Expert's Guide To Vocab And Options When Navigating The US Healthcare System
LED BY
National Director of Health Services for The Actors Fund
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Course Description

“Don’t go without care.” ​​–Renata Marinaro

The health insurance system in the US can seem impenetrable and overwhelming, especially when you’re freelance or self-employed. Renata Marinaro, National Director of Health Services for the Entertainment Community Fund (formerly the Actors Fund), explains what you need to know to approach this for-profit system as an educated, savvy consumer. She explains the basic vocabulary (and countless acronyms) involved, outlines your rights as a consumer, and offers an unbiased, step-by-step overview of your insurance options right now. Learn how to cut through insurance propaganda and consumer myths to find a plan that’s right for you. If you remain uninsured, she has guidance for that as well.

Course Contents

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Renata Marinaro
National Director of Health Services for Entertainment Community Fund (Formerly The Actors Fund)
Renata Marinaro is an experienced social worker and current National Director of Health Services for Entertainment Community Fund (Formerly The Actors Fund), a human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. Her accomplishments include starting the Friedman Health Center for Performing Arts, a primary and specialty care center in partnership with Mount Sinai Doctors in New York City; training and managing a national team of health insurance navigators and agents; and developing creative health literacy products. Her overarching goal is to create educated healthcare consumers with increased access to affordable care.
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