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 include?

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Frequently Asked Questions?