Entertainment Health Insurance Solutions
Entertainment Health Insurance Solutions (EHIS), a joint program of The Actors Fund and MPTF, offers California residents in our entertainment and performing arts community personalized counseling and enrollment support to ensure you understand and purchase the best plan to fit your individual and family needs. Our programs are always adapting to the shifting landscape of health care options. We are singularly focused on keeping members of our entertainment community healthy and capable of pursuing their chosen careers.
Our experienced staff of licensed agents provides unbiased, comprehensive health insurance counseling. Our multi-faceted services include:
Getting health insurance or finding quality medical care can be confusing for anyone who isn’t covered by an employer or union health plan. EHIS identifies coverage options and helps members of the entertainment and performing arts community enroll in them.
- Consultations in person and/or by phone
- Competitive health insurance options and enrollment assistance in medical, dental, vision and travel health insurance plans
- Group, individual, family and senior options
- Alternatives to COBRA
- Enrollment in Medi-Cal, Covered California plans, Child Health Insurance Program, Medicare and Medicare products
- Educational seminars on insurance options, including Affordable Care Act plans, Medi-Cal and Medicare
- Community outreach through participation in health fairs, conferences and other local events
- Advocacy for legislative changes that will make insurance more user-friendly and affordable
- Information and practical tips from our monthly Health Insurance HQ and our online educational resources and materials
- Covered California Certified Insurance Agents; CA Insurance License (0M72678)
FOR ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CONTACT:
Please complete this short online form and a Health Benefits Specialist will contact you by phone and/or email. Please note that due to very high volume of requests between October - January, it may take us 2-5 business days to get back to you. We are working as quickly as we can and look forward to speaking with you soon! In addition, our office does not accept any requests for Medicare counseling between December 11 - January 1, with an exception for those who are turning 65 in January or February. Thank you.
In addition, we offer free educational workshops with comprehensive information on the latest insurance options as well as online resources, education and literacy tools.
EVERY ARTIST INSURED
2nd Tuesday of the month at 10 am
EVERY ARTIST INSURED
3rd Tuesday of the month at 12 pm
This seminar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what your Covered California options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will provide important information relevant to freelancers and the self-employed. Find out if you're eligible for free insurance (Medi-Cal) or subsidies. This is an excellent opportunity for unbiased information.
About MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund)
MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) supports the entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose, and in helping each other in times of need.
What began more than 98 years ago as the Motion Picture Relief Fund has, today, flourished into MPTF, a comprehensive service organization that remains at the core of the entertainment industry.
MPTF belongs to everyone in the entertainment business and its successes are embodied in the spirit of stepping up and giving back. With the engagement and generosity of thousands of people from within the entertainment industry community, MPTF serves thousands in the entertainment community each year with financial assistance, social services, and retirement living.
The entertainment industry has a longtime history of taking care of its own like no other industry in the world. People are at the heart of what MPTF does each day, and it is the extraordinary generosity of countless donors, families, and volunteers that enables the organization to deliver services to industry members in need.
To learn more, visit mptf.com, Facebook.com/mptf, Twitter.com/mptf, Instagram: @MPTF.
About The Actors Fund
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan.
Founded in 1882, The Fund serves all professionals—not just actors—in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance through programs that address this community's unique and essential needs.
Since 1902, The Actors Fund has owned and operated The Actors Fund Home, a skilled nursing, assisted living and short-stay rehabilitation facility in Englewood, New Jersey for those who have dedicated a major portion of their professional lives to entertainment and performing arts.
Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund’s programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.
To learn more, visit actorsfund.org, facebook.com/TheActorsFund, twitter.com/TheActorsFund, Instagram: @TheActorsFund.