Articles about Health Insurance that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees

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

UniCare is Becoming Wellpoint

February 2, 2024
Mass Retirees Weekly Update By Mass Retirees CEO Shawn Duhamel For this week’s news video, I’m joined by ...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

Medicare Part B Going Up in 2024

January 5, 2024
Amounts to a 5.9% Increase As we projected in our November Voice, the Medicare Part B premium will be ...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
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IBIS Preliminary Study of MIIA Members

January 5, 2024
Suggests Participation Results in Significant Cost Savings Just a little over two years after MIIA and Mass Retirees first partnered ...Read More


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