Many musicians do not have health care coverage or struggle to afford the cost of commercial health insurance. American Federation of Musicians, Local 586 is now able to provide free, unbiased, federally certified in-person assisters to any member, family or friend to answer all questions about the rights and benefits under the Health Care Act. These assisters are not connected in any way to the insurance industry and will assure that you get all the advantages in reduced premium costs and government assistance available to you. They will answer any questions and even take you and any ot
‘Health Care Act and You’, a community-based volunteer organization, is planning a series of events to educate and help enroll individuals including but not limited to service industry workers in music, the arts, hospitality, and other personal service areas in the health care coverage their employers have not offered them.
Subscriptions to The International Musician and The Pitch
Members receive the AFM's monthly publication, The International Musician, filled with important information including "help wanted" and audition notices as well as The Pitch, Local 586's quarterly newsletter.