No one has ever written a song about premiums or deductibles.
And it’s not likely that anyone will begin composing upbeat lyrics about health insurance anytime soon. But some members of the music community here in Austin, a town that defines itself by its vibrant scene, are excited about the federal Affordable Care Act and the potentially positive effects it could have on them.
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HEALTH CARE IN-DEPTH
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians Benefit Day
What: HAAM members will perform throughout the day at retail stores, outside stages and other venues, while businesses will donate 5 percent of the day’s proceeds to HAAM to support musicians’ health.
When: Sept. 24, 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Several locations around Austin
Go to www.myhaam.org/hbd/ for more information or or call HAAM at 512-322-5177