Articles about the State GIC that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees

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

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

GIC Simplifies Hearing Aid Benefit Design

August 14, 2023
Maximum $1,700 Benefit For Each Ear Beginning this July, the GIC’s Medicare and non-Medicare/active plans, with ...Read More

Reminder: Mygiclink for GIC Retirees

August 14, 2023
View and Update Your GIC Benefits Using MyGICLink Exactly one year ago (September 2022 Voice), we announced that the state ...Read More

Unicare’s Sue Tiffany Retires After Nearly 46 Years

August 14, 2023
Retirees Owe Debt of Gratitude Within today’s transient workforce, spending 45 years and seven months with a single employer ...Read More

Governor Healey and Lieutenant Governor Driscoll Sign $56 Billion Fiscal Year 2024 Budget

August 9, 2023,
Mass Retirees Note: The budget includes a 3% COLA on a $13,000 base for retirees of the State and ...Read More
GIC Open Enrollment & Annual PAC Drive Begins

GIC Open Enrollment & Annual PAC Drive Begins

March 31, 2023,
March 31, 2023: It is very hard to believe that today is the end of March. For what is normally ...Read More
Governor Healey Files First Budget Proposal

Governor Healey Files First Budget Proposal

March 1, 2023,
Expands Pension Funding & Proposes 3% COLAWEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2023: Governor Maura Healey has filed her first state budget ...Read More