Active state employees working in the Executive Branch, Constitutional Offices, and the Legislature, and early state retirees ages 55 to 64 and their spouses, have an opportunity to improve their health with the GIC’s WellMASS pilot program. To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a GIC health plan. This program, administered by StayWell Health Management, LLC, provides helpful tools to improve your health and wellbeing:
- Health Assessments that give you a snapshot of your current health and help guide your future health goals;
- Online resources to help you set goals, monitor progress, find answers, and stay motivated; and
- Health coaching by phone, mail, or online to give you tips for eating right, stop smoking, adding exercise to your routine, and relieving stress. Health coaching is available to eligible participants based on their Health Assessment risks.
Rewards: Participants receive incentives for completing certain milestones of this program.
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Eligibility for the WellMASS Pilot Program
The WellMASS Pilot Program is for active state employees working in the Executive Branch, Constitutional Offices, and the Legislature, and for state retirees ages 55-64 and their GIC-covered spouses. To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a GIC health plan.
If you are a state employee of one of the eligible agencies, but receive GIC health benefits through your spouse, you are also eligible for the program. However, you must notify the GIC in order to be enrolled. Send an email with your name, agency and home address. Please allow up to four weeks for the registration to take effect.
Employees of authorities, municipalities, higher education, and the Judicial Trial Court system, and municipal retirees, Retired Municipal Teachers (RMTs), Elderly Governmental Retirees (EGRs), and Survivors are not currently eligible for this pilot program.
This information provided by the Group Insurance Commission