Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, also known as HAAM, provides access to affordable healthcare for Austin’s low-income working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. HAAM allows low-income musicians who are self-employed to get the basic healthcare they need, including dental work, doctor visits, and prescriptions, to continue their careers that give the city of Austin its heart and soul.
3 Things to Know:
- HAAM has helped over 4,900 musicians access over 56,000 healthcare appointments, saving low-income musicians over $44 million dollars since 2005
- The average HAAM member makes $12,060 to $18,090 per year
- 90% of HAAM members were insured in 2017 vs 56.6% in 2016