Articles about Local Insurance that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees

Steward Outlines Process To Sell, Auction Hospitals

May 16, 2024,
Bids For Mass. Hospitals Would Be Due June 24 Colin A. Young, State House News Service STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY ...Read More

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

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

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

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

Local Insurance Developments

March 25, 2024
MNHG Insurance Pool Discontinuing Benefits For decades, we’ve highlighted the important role that joint purchasing groups (JPGs) have played ...Read More

Medicare: Turning 65

January 5, 2024
A Review of Required Medicare Enrollment & Eligibility One of the most common questions we receive from members is regarding ...Read More

Healthcare Focus of Fall Forums

January 5, 2024
Association Officials Participated As you know, public retiree health insurance and healthcare policy are major focuses of Mass Retirees. Awareness ...Read More

Mass Retirees Participates in Blue Cross Educational Forum

January 5, 2024
Focus on PECs & Local Insurance Issues Legislative changes in 2011 altered how municipalities bargained for health insurance with active ...Read More