Category: Benefit

Extra Dates Added to 2018 Supplemental Benefits Enrollment Schedule

Everyone was mailed a 2018 Supplemental Benefits Enrollment Schedule for Local 589. However, National Group Protection (NGP) recently added some extra dates below. Wellington, Sept. 19 – 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. North Cambridge, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Please call NGP with any enrollment questions at (800) 344-9016.

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GIC Votes 12-2 To Undo Health Plan Consolidation

State House News Service | By Andy Metzger | February 01, 2018 Upending a controversial move to cut three carriers from the health insurance menu available to public employees, the Group Insurance Commission voted as forecast on Thursday to reconsider its Jan. 18 vote. The board two weeks ago voted 8-5 with two abstentions to …

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GIC Reconsiders Vote, But We Need to Keep the Pressure On

At last week’s Group Insurance Commission (GIC) hearing, President O’Brien and the executive board vocalized the concerns of the membership and criticized the GIC for dropping Tufts Health Plan, Fallon, and Harvard Pilgrim from their list of insurance carriers. Thanks to all those who responded to our requests to reach out to the GIC, Governor’s office, and …

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