The Commission has the exclusive responsibility to negotiate all contracts for benefits authorized by M.G.L. c. 32A, M.G.L. c. 32B, §§ 19 and 23, and accompanying regulations. Department heads, including agency heads, reporting location heads, and Group Insurance Coordinators are required to conduct all matters relating to Commission programs described in 805 CMR 5.00 with the Commission unless the Commission's Executive Director gives prior approval.

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