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Health and Medical Insurance

Health And Medical Insurance Benefits

Pursuant to Chapter 69 of the Acts of 2011, the City of Lowell has transferred all its employees, retirees, and survivors to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Group Insurance Commission (GIC) health benefits as of July 1, 2012. The GIC offers high value health insurance plans which have earned the distinction of being among the top ten commercial health plans in the country.

While all of the details regarding GIC health insurance options, including rates, plans, benefit decision guides, and frequently asked questions are available on the GIC web site, listed below are essential documents which will assist you with your health and medical insurance benefits. 

​Document Description
​GIC Health Insurance Rates Weekly and monthly GIC Health Plan insurance rates.
​GIC Health Plans
Benefits At-A-Glance
​A comparative summary overview of the GIC plan benefits for eligible employees and non-Medicare retirees and survivors; detailed GIC plan benefits are available on the GIC web site.
​GIC Coverage
Required Documents
​Details the documents the GIC requires you to submit along with your GIC health plan enrollment, which may vary based on coverage type (e.g., single, spouse, dependents, retired, etc.).

Please contact the City's Human Relations office at 978-674-4105 so that we may assist you with any comments, questions, or concerns you may have.