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Health Care Reform


October 1, 2013 - 1:30am


Learn the options for Television Academy Members under the historical Patient Protection Act.

The program is presented above in three video segments.

Individual and Family Coverage
presented by Daniel Kitowski, M.S.W.
Director of Health Services, Western Region, The Actors Fund
Healthcare Reform Entertainment Industry Grantee for Education and Outreach for Individual Coverage

Moderated by Scott Brandt, President
Academy Benefits Insurance, LLC
Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist

This panel will explain how the Exchanges will work versus what will be offered outside of the Exchanges. We will show examples of a single member and a member with a family detailing the options offered on both sides of the 2014 offerings, along with how subsidies are calculated and what happens as a member incomes fluctuate.

Small Business
presented by Rich Hines, SHOP, Director of Sales, Southern California
Covered California

Moderated by Scott Brandt

This panel will focus on members who own and operate their own loan out corporation, partnership or LLC and explain the options available in the Small Business Health Options Plans (or SHOP) offered through the Exchanges. In addition, we will explain the options in the SHOP plans. as well as options in the plans offered in 2014 outside of the SHOP plans!!

Production Company Summary
presented by Scott Brandt

A brief summary of what will happen to production companies in 2015 and an explanation/definition of the seasonal employee.


October 1, 2013 - 1:30am


Television Academy - The Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre - 5220 Lankershim Blvd. - NoHo Arts Center - North Hollywood, CA 91601

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