Fact Sheet

MNHG Fact Sheet 3-24-21-A Mass. municipal joint purchase group organized under MGL Ch. 32B, Section 12
-Operational since December 1990
-Governed by its participating employers through a Board and a Steering Committee

15 participating governmental units plus one affiliated member
Town of Ayer
Town of Bolton
Town of Boxborough
Town of Carlisle
Town of Clinton
Town of Concord
Town of Groton
Town of Harvard
Town of Pepperell
Town of Stow
Concord Carlisle Reg. School District
Lincoln Sudbury Reg. School District
North Middlesex Regional School District
C.A.S.E. Collaborative
Narragansett Regional School District with Town of Phillipston

-2,360 health plan contracts (employee) and 1,545 insured Medicare plan contracts as of 3/21
-6,788 covered members (employee/retiree plus dependents) as of 3/21
-MNHG employers pool risk, and MNHG self-funds health plans with reinsurance protection for high cost claims

-Claims administrators: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Tufts Health Plan, and Fallon Health.

-Centralized benefits administration, COBRA administration, claims auditing, and consulting services through Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS) based in Auburn, MA.

-Alternative prescription drug purchasing program CanaRx and OptiMed

-Telemedicine Program as of 7/1/18

-Good Health Gateway Diabetes Care Rewards Program as of 12/1/11

-Website for employers, employees, and retirees: www.minuteman-nashoba.org

-Professional management of trust fund assets

-Annual independent financial audit

 

March 2021

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