Articles about Health Insurance that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees


November 7, 2023
State’s leading health plan takes step to ease capacity crunch in local hospitals; change will speed discharges & ...Read More

Medicare Advantage: Stay With Your Current Group Coverage

November 4, 2023
It is once again that time of year when celebrities pop up in commercials telling you to call and see ...Read More

Drug Price Increases Greatly Outpacing Inflation

November 4, 2023
Confirmed in Study of Medicare’s Top 25 Part D Drugs Leqembi and its potential impact on Medicare Part B ...Read More

November: Diabetes Awareness Month

November 4, 2023
Ibis Can Help – a Member’s Story November is National Diabetes Month, an effort to raise awareness about an illness ...Read More

Medicare Major Development: Medicare Drug Price Negotiations Beginning

November 4, 2023
First Drugs Selected for the Program In our September Voice, we updated our readers on the status of the federal ...Read More

Health Policy Commission Raises Alarms

October 27, 2023
Post Pandemic Costs Trend Upward In mid-September, the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) released its annual report on health ...Read More

Medicare Major Development: 2024 Medicare Part B Premium Likely to Increase

October 27, 2023
New Alzheimer’s Drug a Major Factor While approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug has understandably raised hope among ...Read More

Public Service Committee Hearing Schedule for Three Mass Retirees Bills

October 26, 2023,
The Joint Committee on Public Service will hold a hearing on Tuesday, October 31st at 10 a.m. at the ...Read More

HPC Pressing For Health Care Cost Control Overhaul

September 13, 2023,
Prices, Costs to Consumers Heading “In The Wrong Direction,” Seltz Says By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service ...Read More

Our focus this fall

September 8, 2023
September 8, 2023: Happy September! Our weekly Mass Retirees news updates are back. After a short Labor Day break, we ...Read More