Career Development: A Field Guide to Health Insurance
For a freelancer, artist, small business owner, or other self-employed person, navigating the often opaque health insurance landscape can be a stressful experience. In this workshop, Dylan Maysick, a Chicago-based independent insurance broker, covers the basics of how plans are structured. Maysick gives an overview of the Affordable Care Act, discusses how to select a plan that works for your specific needs, and gives insight as to when to set up insurance as a business.
Dylan Maysick works with individuals, small business owners, and non-profits to find healthcare plans that address their specific goals. After years of working in the world of food, education, and art, Maysick has developed a deep understanding of challenges and needs across small business industries. In addition to his work in health insurance, he continues to work in food and art through his project, Diaspora Dinners.
- Aram Han Sifuentes, Protest Banner Lending Library, 2016–ongoing. Courtesy of the artist