19 Apr Will Sing for Health Care, Parade Magazine 4/17/11
No insurance? No problem – if you’re an artist in New York City. An innovative program in Brooklyn lets creative types trade their skills for medical services. Rebecca Webber, author of “Will Sing For Health Care,” describes the program that more than 600 artists have used to gain health care assistance. To qualify, you must live in New York City, lack health insurance, and be able to prove that your income comes from your art. Rebecca further writes that, “at a time when the future of federal health-care reform is uncertain and 50 million Americans are uninsured, this New York City initiative is a creative way to help the creative class afford treatment.” Read More.