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Hip-Hop Health Care Plan on Hold

August 7, 2012 10 comments

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By Kangol Kid

Greetings my fellow Hip-Hop brothers and sisters,

This is your brother Kangol Kid with great and not-so-great news to share with you today.  For over a year I’ve been meeting with the New York City Health and Hospital Corporation (HHC), planning and organizing a health care plan for Hip-Hop artists and all artists alike. I had realized that we were becoming the first generation of Hip-Hop Senior Citizens, and wondered if any of us had the health care coverage we would need, knowing that is isn’t so easy to “ask the system” for care. I decided to contact every one of my fellow “legendary” artists and compiled a list of eligible and interested members. I found someone within HHC to work with — Joe Schick, Executive Director of The Fund for HHC – and he and I designed an incredibly simple program called the”ArtXchange Program,” which operates as a simple bartering system.  Artists would earn credits toward their health care by providing their assigned hospital with unique services and in return the hospital would provide artists with the medical services they require. It’s that simple… at least that’s what we thought. Read more…


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