MSA regional meeting

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Date and time: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Union Station, Northampton

This meeting is an opportunity for those who live or work in Hampshire County to discuss health insurance-related issues facing towns in Massachusetts. The program will serve as a guide for towns of all sizes to navigate municipal health insurance and other post-employment benefits (OPEB).
An interactive session led by Tom O’Brien, treasurer of Plymouth County and the Mayflower Municipal Health Group, and Chris Bailey, manager of MIIA’s Health Benefits Trust, will discuss the challenges and opportunities that cities and towns face regarding health insurance today. The session will allow time for questions as well as a breakout group discussion.


5:30 p.m.
Registration & Networking Reception
6:30 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
• Jim Lovejoy, MSA President & Mount Washington Selectman
6:35 p.m.
Legislative Update
• Nick Downing, MMA Senior Legislative Analyst

6:45 p.m.
A Guide Through the Maze: Health Insurance Explored for Towns of All Sizes
• Chris Bailey, MIIA Health Benefits Trust Manager
• Tom O'Brien, Treasurer of Plymouth County and the Mayflower Municipal Health Group
8:15 p.m.
Hampshire County Select Board Association Meeting
The meeting is free, but pre-registration is required.


MMA Member Services Coordinator Devon Elizabeth Williams

Massachusetts Selectmen's Association