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TAG Q&A: Can I go to any doctor for my yearly check up?

Alexandra Drosu / November 28, 2022

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For years, Animation Guild members who subscribed to the Anthem Blue Cross Active PPO plan were required to receive their annual comprehensive physical exam at one of six UCLA Health Centers. The requirement has changed. Yes, you can now see any doctor for your annual physical; however, there are additional costs with not using a…

Grief Counseling and Help

Alexandra Drosu / October 7, 2019

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The Animation Guild is here to assist you in finding the help you might need during times of grief through the Motion Picture Industry Health Plan. Most members are enrolled in the Anthem Blue Cross PPO. Under this plan, mental health benefits are carried through Optum. In-network providers have a $5 copay. You can search…

The Anthem Hack

Steve Hulett / February 8, 2015

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You have no doubt heard by now that a large swath of the population got singed by the reported hack of Anthem Insurance. Almost every entertainment union had members that were affected, and the Animation Guild was no exception. Although there’s not much substantive to report, the guild sent the following to members: You are…