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GIC Medicare Health Insurance Products

The GIC has made a few changes to our products for Medicare-eligible retirees this year. Please note that the Fallon Senior Plan will not be offered on July 1, 2018. Members of this plan who do not take action will be defaulted into Tufts Medicare Complement.

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Prescription Drugs

CVS SilverScript

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:
• Provides coverage through the plan’s network of doctors, hospital and other providers
• Members must select a Primary Care Provider (PCP) to coordinate their care and obtain referrals to specialists
• No out-of-network benefits are provided, with the exception of emergency care
• The prescription drug portion is an Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP) under contract with the federal government that includes Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits and extra coverage from the GIC
• Prescription drug benefits are administered by CVS SilverScript

What’s changing for this plan year:
• Product includes Medicare Part D effective July 1, 2018. You will receive a federal government required opt-out mailing in early May. Do not opt out of the SilverScript Part D program.
• Separate vendor for prescription drug coverage: CVS SilverScript
• You will also have a separate ID card for your pharmacy beneft.

Find a Tufts provider

Learn more about Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred

Tufts Medicare Preferred Benefit Handbook

Medicare Supplement

Tufts Health Plan Medicare Complement

About the Product:
• A supplemental Medicare plan
• Offers coverage for services provided by any licensed doctor or hospital throughout the United States that accepts Medicare payment
• The prescription drug portion is an Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP) under contract with the federal government that includes Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits and extra coverage from the GIC
• Prescription drug benefits are administered by CVS SilverScript

What’s changing for this plan year:
• Nationwide product is new for this year

Find a Tufts provider

Learn more about Tufts Health Plan Medicare Complement

Tufts Medicare Complement Benefit Handbook

UniCare State Indemnity Plan / Medicare Extension OME with CIC

About the Product:
• A supplemental Medicare product
• Offers access to any licensed doctor or hospital throughout the United States
• The prescription drug portion is an Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP) under contract with the federal government that includes Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits and extra coverage from the GIC
• Prescription drug benefits are administered by CVS SilverScript

What’s changing for this plan year:
• Behavioral health is now integrated into product design

Find a UniCare provider

Learn more about UniCare State Indemnity Plan/Medicare Extension OME

UniCare Medicare Extension Benefit Handbook

Harvard Pilgrim Medicare Enhance

About the Product:
• A supplemental Medicare plan
• Offers coverage for services provided by any licensed doctor or hospital throughout the United States that accepts Medicare payment
• The prescription drug portion is an Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP) under contract with the federal government that includes Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits and extra coverage from the GIC
• Prescription drug benefits are administered by CVS SilverScript

What’s changing for this plan year:
• No plan changes for 2018

Find a Harvard Pilgrim provider

Learn more about Harvard Pilgrim Medicare Enhance

Harvard Pilgrim Medicare Enhance Benefit Handbook

Harvard Pilgrim Medicare Enhance SilverScript Handbook

Health New England Medicare Supplement Plus

About the Product:
• A supplemental Medicare plan
• Offers coverage for services provided by any licensed doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare payment
• The prescription drug portion is an Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP) under contract with the federal government that includes Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits and extra coverage from the GIC
• Prescription drug benefits are administered by CVS SilverScript

What’s changing for this plan year:
• Nationwide product is new for this year

Find a Health New England provider

Learn more about Health New England Medicare Supplement Plus

Health New England Medicare Supplement Plus Handbook

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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