Insurance- Personal Health

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Prescription Drugs, Extended Health, Dental, Travel, Life, Member & Family Assistance Program.

100% Canadian national plan.

Personal Health Insurance Created Exclusively for the Artistic Community

A clear benefit of Artists Advantage membership is full access to Actra Fraternal Benefit Society’s (AFBS) Arts & Entertainment Plan.  We can all agree on one thing – we need a safety net in today's world.

Underwritten by AFBS, The Arts & Entertainment Plan® is a national health insurance plan offered through a not-for-profit model that’s easy to understand and simple to join.

AFBS has been around since 1975 and represents a community of 17,000-plus self-employed artists. They understand the needs of self-employed people in the arts and have created incredible tailor-made programs just for you.

This plan has been designed to help fill the gaps in provincial health care coverage and it’s affordable for Artists Advantage Gold members.

The Arts & Entertainment Plan® is a simple way to assist you in managing health care costs – you get the coverage you need – minus the confusion.

The Arts & Entertainment Plan® offers two plans to choose from:

  • Standard Plan
  • Comprehensive Plan
  • Both plans offer:
  • Dental
  • Prescription Drug
  • Extended Health Care (vision care, hospital rooms, medical equipment, massage etc.)
  • Travel Emergency Medical
  • Life
  • AD&D

The Member and Family Assistance Program (MFAP)

Coverage is available for your dependents, there’s a convenient monthly payment option, there’s a drug/dental card, and your premiums may be tax deductible.

The plan is affordable, easy to understand, and there are no requirements to join – everyone is eligible – it’s guaranteed acceptance!

What does it cost?

Important notes for the Standard Plan.

Important notes for the Standard Plan.

Important notes for the Comprehensive Plan.

Important notes for the Comprehensive Plan.

What does the Plan it include?

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Frequently Asked Questions?