Articles about Health Insurance that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees

As Healthcare Costs Rise GIC Opts Not to Cost Shift

April 12, 2024
Health insurance premiums under the state’s Group Insurance Commission are increasing for FY25. While increased costs are most certainly ...Read More

REMINDER: UniCare is now Wellpoint

April 12, 2024
As we reported in March, UniCare has changed its name to Wellpoint. The change will take effect on July 1 ...Read More
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IBIS Health’s New IBIS Passport

April 12, 2024
Offers Access to Health Data on the Go Curious how your blood sugar levels are trending, or trying to stay ...Read More

Seeking your thoughts on medical marijuana

April 12, 2024, ,
Before jumping to the topic of this week’s message, we want to first update you on positive developments surrounding ...Read More

Annual PAC Drive Begins

April 2, 2024,
April marks the start of our annual Retired Public Employees Political Action Committee (PAC) drive. While participation in the PAC ...Read More

No Deductible & Copay Increases

March 25, 2024
Good news came by way of the state’s Group Insurance Commission (GIC), which announced at the January commission meeting ...Read More


March 25, 2024
Unicare’s New Name As always, Mass Retirees will be updating members about this major development here, as well ...Read More

Medicare Buy-in: Local Update

March 25, 2024
Calling on State to Implement Program More local retirees will be participating in the Medicare Buy-In program next year ...Read More
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Ibis Health and Wellpoint (Formerly Unicare) Launch Trial Study

March 25, 2024
To Prove Benefits of the Program for Retirees Since first announcing a partnership last spring, Ibis Health has enrolled nearly ...Read More