August 01, 2007

Municipal Health Reform: Seizing the Moment

Cities and towns across the Commonwealth can save as much as $750 million in 2013 and $2.5 billion in 2018 by taking advantage of a new law that allows them to join the Group Insurance Commission (GIC), the state agency which administers health insurance for state employees, according to a joint report by the Foundation and the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. The report is the first ever to quantify the potential savings in joining the GIC.