These communications provide an overview of your benefit options. All content of the Benefit Decision Guides is available as links off this main Benefit Decision Guide page.
- Watch the Annual Enrollment video to find out the steps to take during Annual Enrollment and ways to save money on your health care.
- Open Enrollment gives new municipal and school district members an opportunity to review their GIC health plan options and enroll in a plan.
- During annual enrollment, existing GIC-eligible municipal members may enroll in a health plan for the first time or change their health plan selection.
Do your homework during Annual Enrollment and follow this checklist – even if you think you want to stay in the same plan.
- An outline of what is new for annual enrollment.
- Municipalities what's new for Municipalities during this year's Annual Enrollment.
Take Action During Annual Enrollment! Be sure to “GIC” – Gather, Investigate and Choose a plan.
- Employee and Non-Medicare Retiree/Survivor Health Plan benefit changes effective July 1.
- Information on when to enroll in Medicare Part B and how Medicare affects GIC Benefits.
An overview of your GIC health insurance options.
- For state retirees, municipal retirees, deferred retirees, and former employees receiving continuation coverage
For most GIC Medicare enrollees, the drug coverage you will have through your GIC health plan is a better value than a basic Medicare Part D drug plan. Additional information about Medicare Part D and your GIC coverage is listed here.
The Retiree Dental Plan offers a fixed reimbursement for dental services, such as examinations, cleanings, fillings, crowns and dentures. Additional information about Retiree Dental benefits are located here.
- Monthly premiums for GIC benefits effective July 1.
- For more information, attend a GIC Health Fair.
- Failure to notify the GIC of family status changes, such as legal separation, divorce, remarriage, and/or addition of dependents can result in financial liability to you. When any of the outlined events occur, active employees must notify the GIC Coordinator in their benefits office and retirees and survivors must notify the GIC.
Find out what the acronyms mean.