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Enroll in GIC benefits as a new GIC Retired Municipal Teacher

Here is how to enroll in GIC basic life, health, and retiree dental benefits as a new GIC Retired Municipal Teacher.
Eligible RMTs should apply for GIC coverage up to two months before your retirement date, and no later than the 15th of the month in which you are retiring.

Group Insurance Commission

Phone

Main Phone (617) 727-2310

M-F 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m.

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What you need

If you are a retiring teacher from a city, town or school district whose municipality has elected to participate in the GIC’s RMT program, and will be receiving a pension from the Teachers’ Retirement Board, you are eligible for GIC coverage if you have at least basic life insurance or health insurance through the participating city/town/district on the date of your retirement. 

To add a spouse or dependent to coverage, documentation (e.g., copy of marriage or birth certificate) is required to accompany the form.

How to enroll

Return completed form, no later than the 15th of the month in which you are retiring to:

GIC
P.O. Box 8747
Boston, MA 02114

Bring completed paperwork to:

GIC
19 Staniford Street, 4th floor
Boston, MA

More info

Keep in mind that once you choose a health plan, you may not change plans until the next annual enrollment, even if your doctor or hospital leaves the plan during the year.

If you need a beneficiary form, please see your HR Department for the form.

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Contact

Address

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 8747, Boston, MA 02114
Street Address
19 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114

Phone

Main Phone (617) 727-2310

M-F 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m.

Online

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