Jan 31

GIC chief takes responsibility for “confusion and havoc”

Worcester Business Journal | January 31, 2018 After a fierce wave of backlash to its move to limit the health plan offerings for state employees, the Group Insurance Commission’s executive director told lawmakers Wednesday she accepts accountability for the events that transpired. “Though unintended, I now understand full well the concern, confusion and havoc that …

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Jan 30

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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