The City of Fall River offers Health Insurance plans to employees, retirees, and surviving spouses through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Participants in the plan who wish to obtain more information on the plans offered can stop by the Human Resources Division or view a summary of benefits and plan comparison on the links provided below.
Blue Care Elect (PPO)
Blue Choice New England Plan 2 (HMO)
Network Blue New England (HMO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts also offers our employee an array of benefits, such as the Blue Care Line, a 24/7 toll free telephone number which can be accessed by calling 1-888-247-BLUE (2583). A specially trained registered nurse is available to answer your health questions. BC/BS also offers Weight Loss and Fitness Benefits. To obtain more information or to download forms, log on to www.bcbsma.com and click on the "My Wellbeing" tab.
For specific questions about your plan or any claims please call Blue Cross Member Services at 1-800-782-3675.
Please CLICK HERE for a breakdown of tiered prescriptions.
What do the tiers mean?
Tier 1: Generic Medication
Tier 2: Brand Name Medication
Tier 3: Specialty Medication
Medex is a Medicare supplement designed for retired employees age 65 or older (or retired employees that qualify for Medicare Part B before the attainment of age 65).
More information on Medex is available in this Medex, Supplement to Medicare brochure.
For a guide on frequently asked questions about Medicare and Medex please CLICK HERE.
Open enrollment for the Health Insurance and Dental Plans is effective July 1st of each year. The next open enrollment period will begin April 8, 2013 and end May 10, 2013. Information will be sent in advance directly to employees and retirees through either payroll or U.S. Mail. Changes will not be accepted after 5/10/2013.