Group Health Insurance

All full time City employees are eligible to enroll in one of the Group Health Insurance Plans offered by the City. Changes to health insurance plans can be made during the Annual Open Enrollment Period or following a qualifying life event, such as a marriage or birth of a child. The Non-Medicare Comparison Chart compares the six plans available across a multitude of criteria.

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Employees who regularly work less than 35 hours a week, but not less than 20 hours per week, and who maintain continuous regular part-time employee status, are also eligible to enroll in one of the Group Health Insurance Plans offered by the City.  Eligibility requirements may differ.

Employees working more than 64 hours per month, are not eligible for one of the Group Health Insurance Plans offered by the City.  However, they are eligible to enroll in the Commonwealth’s health insurance plan, Commonwealth Choice, through a pre-tax payroll deduction.

For information on the benefits or eligibility, contact the Health Benefits and Insurance Office at 617-635-4570 for more information.

Health Insurance Plan Descriptions, Contact Information and Forms