GROUP INSURANCE COMMISSION UPDATE – FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Yesterday, the Group Insurance Commission (GIC) voted to approve the benefit designs of health plans effective July 1, 2018. The recommended benefit designs are based on the feedback received from members over the past several months, and will provide similar or more member-friendly benefit enhancements while also working to control member cost increases.

Highlights of the updated benefits approved yesterday include:

 

  • Reducing deductibles across regional and limited network plans (Unicare Community Choice, Health New England HMO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Primary Choice, ...
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ON GUARD 3RD ANNUAL WELLNESS & RESILIENCY CONFERENCE 2018

A day of discussing the big picture – everything from mental health to financial planning to physical health, and beyond. Let’s work together to help our Correction Officers and their families live healthier, happier lives!

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Thank you,

Signed;

Justin O’Toole
President, Local 550 W.C.C.O.
New England Police Benevolent Association

http://www.local550.org/

 

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GIC Votes 12-2 to Undo Health Plan Consolidation

According to our friends at State House News Service – Just in;

GIC VOTES 12-2 TO UNDO HEALTH PLAN CONSOLIDATION
Upending a controversial move to cut three carriers from the health insurance menu available to public employees, the Group Insurance Commission voted as forecast on Thursday to reconsider its Jan. 18 vote. The board two weeks ago voted 8-5 with two abstentions to eliminate Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Tufts Health Plan and Fallon Community Health as carriers, sparking an outcry from ...

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