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Find out more information about the different health plans the GIC offers and pick the one that is best for your needs.

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Prescription Drugs

The GIC has contracted with CVS SilverScript to manage the prescription drug benefit for all GIC Medicare medical products. Your prescription drug benefit is an Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP). The product combines a standard Medicare Part D prescription drug plan with additional coverage provided by the GIC.

Find a SilverScript provider

Learn more about CVS SilverScript

Medicare Advantage

Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred

About the Product:

  • HMO Plan – PCP and Referrals Required
  • Network Plan – You will need to utilize providers in the Tufts Medicare Preferred Network
  • Worldwide Coverage for Urgent and Emergency care services
  • Enhanced coverage – Routine vision, hearing aids, wellness benefits and more!

Find a Tufts provider

Learn more about Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred

Tufts Medicare Preferred Benefit Handbook FY20

Medicare Supplement

Harvard Pilgrim Medicare Enhance

About the Product:

  • While Medicare remains your primary insurer, this plan features additional coverage for preventive care and pays most Medicare deductible and coinsurance amounts.
  • Doctors office visits are typically covered with just a simple copayment.
  • You can live anywhere in the United States as long as you are enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B.
  • You can visit any doctor or other provider that accepts Medicare patients.
  • You’ll have coverage for emergency care anywhere in the world.

Learn more about Harvard Pilgrim Medicare Enhance

Harvard Pilgrim Medicare Enhance Benefit Handbook FY20

Health New England Medicare Supplement Plus

About the Product:

  • Ambulance Service: You Pay $0
  • Blood Services (Inpatient/Outpatient up to 3 pints): You Pay $0
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation: You Pay $15 copay per visit
  • Diabetic Services: You Pay $15 copay per visit
  • Diagnostic Tests: You Pay $0
  • DME: You Pay $0
  • Dialysis Services: You Pay $0
  • Emergency Room: You Pay $50 per visit (waived if admitted)
  • Eye Care (Routine): You Pay $0
  • Foreign Travel: You Pay $0
  • Inpatient Hospital Admissions in a General Hospital (Medical & Surgical Care) Per Benefit Period
    • Day 1-60: Nothing
    • Day 61-90: Nothing
    • 60 Lifetime Reserve Days: Nothing
    • After the above, you pay all charges
  • Medical Care – Specialist, Clinic, Office and Home Visits (Applies to Medical and Behavioral Health Care): You Pay $15 copay per visit
  • Preventive Care: You Pay $0
  • Surgery as an Outpatient: You Pay $0
  • Urgent Care: You Pay $15 copay per visit
  • Wellness Reimbursement: $150

Find a Health New England provider

Learn more about Health New England Medicare Supplement Plus

Health New England Retiree Benefit Handbook FY20

Tufts Health Plan Medicare Complement

About the Product:

  • Supplement Plan – Medicare is Primary, No PCP Required
  • No Network/Referrals – See any provider as long as they accept Medicare
  • Worldwide Coverage for Urgent and Emergency care services
  • Enhanced coverage – Routine vision, hearing aids, wellness benefits and more!

Learn more about Tufts Health Plan Medicare Complement

Tufts Medicare Complement Benefit Handbook FY20

UniCare State Indemnity Plan / Medicare Extension OME with CIC

About the Product:

  • Use any doctor and any hospital in the U.S. This means you can get routine and ongoing care (not just emergency care) when you’re away from home. You’ll get the highest benefit when you use Medicare participating providers.
  • Coverage for care when you travel outside of the U.S.
  • Your Medicare coinsurance and deductible are covered.
  • Your prescriptions are covered. There’s no coverage gap – no “doughnut hole” – to leave you stuck with costly prescription drug bills.
  • Your doctor visits are covered for a $10 copay. You have the same copay when you see nurse practitioners and physician assistants or use urgent care centers or retail medical clinics.
  • Routine eye exams are covered every two years for a $10 copay.

Find a UniCare provider

Learn more about UniCare State Indemnity Plan/Medicare Extension OME

UniCare Medicare Extension Handbook FY20

Contact

Phone

Main Phone (617) 727-2310

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

TDD/TTY 711

Fax

Operations (617) 227-2681
Executive (617) 227-5181
Fiscal (617) 367-9874

Address

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