Nashville, TN — October 29, 2018 — Music Health Alliance (MHA), the music industry’s healthcare advocate, has added Caitlin Kennedy as Executive Administrator.

Kennedy will support CEO/Founder Tatum Allsep and COO Shelia Shipley Biddy and assist with day-to-day operations of the Nashville-based non-profit. On the job since October 22, her immediate focus is setting thousands of appointments for members of the music community during the health insurance enrollment period. In 2017, MHA advocates served more than 1,800 clients over 45 days, assisting the largely self-employed community find affordable health insurance solutions. All MHA services are offered at no cost.

Kennedy can be reached at or 615-200-6807.

A Nashville native with deep family roots in the music industry, Kennedy most recently worked in the Licensing Department at ASCAP. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee and is grateful to be making a difference in the music community with MHA.

As advocates, Music Health Alliance fights so those in our industry never have to feel alone in a health crisis. The eight-person team at Music Health Alliance remove obstacles so patients can receive lifesaving care. Thanks to the direct efforts of Music Health Alliance, more than 8,400 members of the music community across 38 states and all genres of music have gained access to lifesaving heart, lung, kidney and liver transplants, medications to treat Parkinson’s, end of life care and many other crucial services. Since 2013, Music Health Alliance has saved over $33-million dollars in healthcare costs including insurance premium savings, medical bill reductions and discounted medications. Its services are free to any person who has worked in the music industry for two or more years, or who has credited contributions to 4 commercially released recordings or videos. Spouses, partners, and children of qualifying individuals may also receive access to the non-profit’s services from birth to end of life. Learn more at

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For more information about Music Health Alliance contact:

Cindy Hunt / Monarch Publicity / 615-429-2203 /

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