Articles about the State GIC 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


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

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

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