UPDATED Nov 9 (originally posted Aug 3) — The CSWA now offers members drug, health, and dental insurance at lower-than-retail-rates with Writers’ Coalition, via ACTRA Fraternal Benefits Society (AFBS.)

CSWA members enrolling in any of these plans before Dec 23 will automatically be entered in a draw to win an iPad 2.

To enroll: http://www.writerscoalition.com/public/index.php

OR Click for brochure which includes overview of services and premiums

Premiums have been formulated with no profit margin built in, as AFBS is a not-for-profit insurer.


Features at a glance:

* Any CSWA members in good-standing are eligible

* There is no medical required to join.

* You can pay the premiums monthly or annually. 

* The premium is less than you can get elsewhere forcomparable coverage.

* Coverage increases in years 2 and 3.

* You may insure your eligible dependants for coverage (your spouse and eligible dependant children under age18 or under 26 if still in school).

* Your coverage becomes effective the first day of themonth after AFBS approves your completed Enrolment Form and premium payment.

* Your Benefit Year runs for 12 months from the effectivedate of your coverage.

* You will receive a Claim Card with a unique AFBS member account number. (Using this card, many prescriptions and dental claims can be processedimmediately from the pharmacy or dental office.)


CSWA members interested in enrolling or inquiring further, can contact AFBS:

Joshua Donohoe

1-800-387-8897  ext.254



Jason Saulay

1-800-387-8897  ext.256


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