About CCMHG

First municipal joint purchase group in Massachusetts – operational in 1987
One of the two largest municipal joint purchase groups in Massachusetts

As of 3/15, fifty-three (53) participating governmental units on the Cape & Martha’s Vineyard

10,985 health plan contracts and 20,963 members
6,495 dental plan contracts and 13,628 members
1,301 fully insured voluntary vision plan contracts and 2,552 members

CCMHG provides health benefits to about 8% of Cape Cod employees
7/91 – merged with Dukes County Health Group (2,340 members at the time)
9/97 – merged with Barnstable County Group Insurance (3,900 members at the time)
FY14 projected total health and dental plan expenses: ~$138.5 million
CCMHG employers pool risk and CCMHG self funds its health plans with reinsurance protection for high cost claims

Claims administrators: Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA (BCBSMA) & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC)

Insured senior plans offered by BCBSMA, HPHC, and Tufts Health Plan

CCMHG sponsors two dental plans: contributory and voluntary (employee-pay-all) through Delta Dental Plan of MA. Both plans are self-funded.

Voluntary vision plan – EyeMed Vision Care (effective 7/1/09)

Primary hospitals utilized: Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital

CCMHG is governed by its members through a Board and a Steering Committee

Centralized benefits administration, COBRA administration, claims auditing, consulting services, and RDS and ERRP Account Management through Group Benefits Strategies, Auburn, MA

Active wellness and cardiovascular risk reduction programs with 2 part-time CCMHG Wellness Program Coordinators (mainland and the Vineyard), Wellness Committee, and physician oversight. Coordinated with Barnstable County wellness programs.

Good Health Gateways® Diabetes Rewards Program (effective 9/1/09)

Disease management programs

Alternative prescription drug purchasing program and myMedicationAdvisor®

CCMHG website: www.ccmhg.com

Professional management of trust fund assets overseen through an Investment Committee

Professional part-time Treasurer/C.P.A.

Annual independent financial audit

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