DGA-Pension and Health Plans Board of Trustees Unanimously Approves Three-Month Extension of Free Major Medical Coverage for Qualifying Participants, Beginning April 1, 2024


February 21, 2024

Los Angeles – The Board of Trustees for the DGA-Producer Pension and Health Plans has unanimously approved an extension of Major Medical Plus coverage for eligible health plan participants impacted by the recent WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. The extension covers the period beginning on April 1, 2024, and ending on June 30, 2024. 

The Board of Trustees approved the three-month extension of the strike-related Major Medical Plus Plan recognizing that those losing Earned Active or regular Carry-Over coverage as of March 31st may also be impacted by the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes.  Coverage applies to eligible Health Plan participants and their dependents.  

The Board of Trustees previously offered this coverage extension to participants and their eligible dependents who lost Earned Active or regular Carry-Over coverage as of June 30, 2023, September 30, 2023, and December 31, 2023. Those who elected the coverage will also be eligible for the extended Major Medical Plus Plan coverage through June 30, 2024, provided they remain on the Major Medical Plus Plan through March 31, 2024.

All eligible participants will receive a letter from the Health Plan with further information.

To view the full details on who is eligible and other plan information, please visit the DGA-Producer Pension & Health plan website.

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