Musicians Struggle To Buy Insurance In A City That Thrives On Music

Kalu James moved to Austin, Texas, eight years ago, but bought health insurance for the first time this year. Twenty percent of the city's musicians live below the federal poverty line.i

Kalu James moved to Austin, Texas, eight years ago, but bought health insurance for the first time this year. Twenty percent of the city’s musicians live below the federal poverty line.

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Kalu James moved to Austin, Texas, eight years ago, but bought health insurance for the first time this year. Twenty percent of the city's musicians live below the federal poverty line.

Kalu James moved to Austin, Texas, eight years ago, but bought health insurance for the first time this year. Twenty percent of the city’s musicians live below the federal poverty line.

Veronica Zaragovia/KUT

It looks like Kalu James is living the life as a musician. He’s standing under

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/11/11/454197549/musicians-struggle-to-buy-insurance-in-a-city-that-thrives-on-music?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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