Health Insurance

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Health insurance for Town of Weston employees and retirees is governed by Chapter 32B of the Massachusetts General Laws and is administered by the state's Group Insurance Commission. As of July 1, 2021, the Town contributes 84.5% of the premium cost for HMO-type plans, 82% for PPO and POS type plans, and 65% for indemnity plans. 

For more info contact the Human Resources Office at Town Hall at 781-786-5090. The GIC website also offers helpful information.  

To request and complete your GIC enrollments online click here:  mygiclink

2021 Hardship Fund Program Open

The Public Employee Commission Agreement effective July 1, 2021 provides for a Hardship Fund for Weston employees and retirees on active (non-Medicare) health plans.  The fund reimburses employees for certain out of pocket expenses incurred from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Applications due by August 31, 2021.

Eligible expenses:

  • Inpatient hospital copays
  • Outpatient surgery copays
  • High tech imaging copays
  • X-ray out of pocket expenses up to $100

Details, information and application requirements: 2021 Hardship Fund application 

Health insurance Opt Out Program

This program allows employees and retirees on non-Medicare plans to cancel their existing GIC health insurance during Open Enrollment or with a GIC-defined qualifying event.  If approved the employee or retiree receives a stipend totaling $2750/yr. for an individual plan and $5500/yr. for a family plan. Participants must be enrolled in Town health insurance for 24 consecutive months prior to waiving of coverage.  Proof of other insurance must be provided.