Qualifying for SAG-AFTRA Health Plan Coverage

The Plan provides an extensive package of health care benefits to eligible Participants and their qualified Dependents. To receive coverage, you must meet the Plan’s eligibility requirements and pay the required premiums.

Life Events

A qualifying life event is a change in your circumstances, such as marriage, divorce, and disability, which may impact your health benefits. Notify the Plan immediately when you experience a life event.

Beacon Health Options will become Carelon Behavioral Health

Introduction – what is happening 

We have exciting news to share. On March 1, 2023, Beacon Health Options (Beacon) will change its name to Carelon Behavioral Health. 

How will this affect you?

You and your health are our top priority. The name change will not impact your plan or your service.

  • You do not need to take any action. 
  • Your benefits and plan will not change.
  • You can see all of your previous doctors and health professionals.
  • All phone numbers, emails, websites, and apps will redirect you to the right place.

Why the change?

By joining the Carelon brand, Beacon is able to expand its reach and its network. This helps them deliver services to meet all of your health needs. 

Carelon Behavioral Health is here for you.

Carelon Behavioral Health is committed to connecting you to the care you need. Please continue to reach out with questions or concerns. 

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorder benefits


Working Spouse Rule

The Plan’s Working Spouse Rule states that, if your spouse is working for an employer who offers a health plan, the Plan requires them to enroll in that employer-sponsored coverage to be eligible for Plan coverage.