Pirates, Beads and Health Insurance

Pirates, Beads and Health Insurance

During last weekend’s pirate invasion, as people walked around in their best pirate costumes, contractors for the federal government were trying to pitch health plans under the Affordable Care Act.

“Our goal here today is to provide education to the younger 18 to 35 demographic, to tell them the importance of health care and why they need it, and how it can benefit them in the future as well as now,” said Bobby Richards, an “in-person assister” who helps people understand their options on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

“You get everyone at Gasparilla, from children all the way up, and it’s where you can really get your target audience,” he said.

Find out more about this event at http://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/pirates-beads-and-health-insurance