The GIC's Regulations were voted by the Commission March 2, 2016, and were published by the Secretary of State date is April 8, 2016. The final regulations are posted on this section of the GIC’s website.
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805 CMR 1.00: General Provisions - These describe the GIC’s general authority to promulgate regulations, outline the uses of administrative bulletins, and define what certain terms mean in the context of GIC regulations.
805 CMR 5.00 Miscellaneous - These address the GIC’s exclusive authority to negotiate benefit contracts authorized by G. L. c. 32A, restrict advertisement and other similar communications on GIC benefits without Commission approval, provide for reimbursements related to non-state funded employees, and establish certain rules relevant to Nurse Practitioners.
805 CMR 7.00: Retired Municipal Teachers - These provisions regulate GIC coverage of certain Retired Municipal Teachers (“RMTs”) and their surviving spouses. Please note that not all retired teachers receiving benefits through the GIC are RMTs.
805 CMR 8.00: Municipal Health Coverage - These provisions regulate GIC coverage of employees, dependents, retirees, and survivors of cities, towns, regional school districts, and local area planning councils that have opted to provide health benefits through the GIC.
805 CMR 9.00: Eligibility and Participation - These provision explain who is eligible for GIC coverage and describe procedures related to eligibility and enrollment.
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