Important Dates

11/18/2019
Projected December Eligibility Billing Date
11/26/2019
Office closed for a Staff Meeting between 12:00pm-1:30pm PT
11/28/2019 and 11/29/2019
Office closed for Thanksgiving
12/02/2019
Payments for December Eligibility must be made by 11:59 pm PT
12/08/2019 10:00 am ET
Open Enrollment Meeting at Teamsters 728
12/09/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
Open Enrollment Meeting at NBCUniversal, New York, NY
12/10/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
Open Enrollment Meeting at CBS Broadcast Center, New York, NY
12/13/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
Open Enrollment Meeting at ABC, New York, NY
12/25/2019 and 12/26/2019
Office closed for Christmas
01/01/2020 and 01/10/2020
Office closed for New Years

What's New

2020 Open Enrollment Starts 12/05/2019
Although you will not receive your Open Enrollment materials until Thanksgiving, you may view 2020 rate and benefit information. If you want to receive your Open Enrollment Information early, sign up for email delivery and you will receive the information about 7-10 days earlier, receive a discount on your administrative fees, and help reduce a significant amount of paper waste.

2020 Rate Information

California:
⚬ Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO - Plan 60: Rate increase of 3%
⚬ Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO - Plan 80: Rate increase of 7%
⚬ Kaiser Permanente (HMO): Rate decrease of 5%


National (All States excluding California and New York):
⚬ Anthem Blue Card PPO - Plan 60: Rate increase of 3%
⚬ Anthem Blue Card PPO - Plan 80: Rate increase of 7%

New York:
⚬ Anthem Blue Card PPO - Plan 60: Rate increase of 3%
⚬ Anthem Blue Card PPO - Plan 80: Rate increase of 3%

Membership Meeting at M&T Bank Stadium for NABET-CWA
A Flex Plan Representative will be available on Friday 11/01/2019 and Saturday 11/02/2019 to answer any questions you may have regarding your health benefits through the Entertainment Industry Flex Plan. View the meeting flyer for meeting information.

Anyone who is considering or is already covered by an Exchange or Individual Policy should review this information first.
The group insurance rates for plans offered by the Flex Plan are always guaranteed for the calendar year. If you still have an individual or exchange policy, you should compare the benefits and rates of your current plan to the plans offered through the Flex Plan to see which option is best for you.

           www.flexplan.com/aca-compare

If you are covered by Exchange or Individual Policy you cannot use employer contributions for the payment of those premiums. In addition, if you or your dependents are not covered by a group insurance contract, the employer monies cannot be used for reimbursement of out-of-pocket medical expenses (unless you have "Grandfathered" monies in your account). Your group insurance may be any group policy, it does not have to be a Flex Plan group policy. For more information please review our Frequently Asked Questions on this topic at www.flexplan.com/aca

Need to make a Self Payment?
You may make a payment after you log-in by clicking on "Self Payment Information". You can also make a payment through our Automated Member Services System, Option 2.

Email Validation Procedure
If you have not enrolled on-line, the first time you log in you will be asked to provide your email address. You will then be sent a validation e-mail. When you receive the e-mail, click on the link, and you will be prompted to enter your PIN. Once you enter your PIN you will be logged in. This process must be completed one time prior to accessing your personal account information. Once you have validated your account, you may login as usual.

Welcome

The Entertainment Industry Flex Plan was created in 1985 to provide benefit solutions for Union Members in the Entertainment Industry. During this lengthy period of time, we have evolved to represent many affiliations of Unions throughout the United States and more than 31,000 members. As a result, we have learned and therefore refined what we do to continually improve service to our membership.


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