Fact Sheet

-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

17 participating governmental units plus one affiliated member
Town of Ayer Town of Groton
Town of Bolton Town of Harvard
Town of Boxborough Town of Lancaster
Town of Carlisle Town of Pepperell
Town of Clinton
Town of Stow
Town of Concord
Town of Tyngsborough
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

-3,966 health plan contracts (employee/retiree) as of 6/13
-7,678 covered members (employee/retiree plus dependents) as of 6/13
-FY13 projected expense for self-funded plans: ~$42 million (~94% of total projected expenses)

-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 & Life Assurance Co.

-Centralized benefits administration, COBRA administration, claims auditing, and consulting services through Group Benefits Strategies (GBS) based in Auburn, MA.

-Alternative prescription drug purchasing program and myMedicationAdvisor®

-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

-Independent Dependent Eligibility Audit 2012

-Wellness Programs

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