The Health Plan offers a 30-day grace period on premium payments (45 days for your initial COBRA premium), but that doesn’t mean you should wait to pay your premium. There are downsides to not paying your premium in a timely manner.
The Spring 2014 issue of the Pension and Health Plans’ newsletter, Spotlight on Benefits, is coming soon to all participants.
This issue brings important information regarding coordinating health benefits among entertainment industry plans, avoiding excess charges from out-of-network providers and ensuring the availability of your health benefits by making timely premium payments.
Click here to view the newsletter.
Co-Insurance is the percentage of an allowable medical expense that you pay once your annual deductible has been met. For example, the network coinsurance is 90% of the contracted allowable amount, which means you pay 10% of the remaining cost.
If you live outside the United States, click here for more information about your benefits.
Created as a result of the Directors Guild of America's collective bargaining agreements with producer associations representing the motion picture, television and commercial production industries, the DGA-Producer Pension and Health Plans provide excellent benefits to participants.
The DGA-Producer Pension and Health Plans are separate entities from the DGA and are administered by a Board of Trustees made up of DGA representatives and Producers' representatives.