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Budget Summary FY2009

Group Insurance Commission
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009

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The mission of the Group Insurance Commission (GIC) is to provide high value health, life, and other benefits to state employees, retirees, and their survivors and dependents. The GIC also covers housing and redevelopment authorities' personnel, municipalities, retired municipal employees and teachers in certain governmental units. The agency works with vendors selected through competitive bidding processes to offer cost-effective services through careful plan design and rigorous ongoing management. The agency's performance goals are enrollee satisfaction with cost-effective, high-quality benefits offered at the most competitive prices attainable, and, as one of the largest purchaser of benefits in the Commonwealth, using that position to help drive improvements in the entire health care delivery system.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 32A S. 1-23
Group Insurance Commission Enabling Statute
St. 2006 C. 58
Health Care Reform Legislation
St. 2007 C. 67 S. 19(E)
Municipal Partnership Act


805 CMR 1-9
Group Insurance Commission