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State's Commonwealth Choice Medical Plans

Commonwealth Choice offers private health Insurance options for individuals, families and employers. These plans carry the Health Connector’s Seal of Approval for high quality and good value. You must be a Massachusetts resident. Visit the MA Health Connector website, by phone 1-877-MA-ENROLL (1-877-623-6765), or TTY 88-213-8163 to compare plans, benefits and costs.

Marketplace Notice as Required by the National Health Reform Law Affordable Care Act or ACA. 

Commonwealth’s SMART Plan - OBRA

Part-time, non-benefited employees of BCC are required to participate in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts alternative retirement plan, the federal Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (OBRA), through pre-tax payroll deductions. Each pay period, 7.5% of an employee’s gross compensation will be invested in the Income Fund. The Plan is an alternative to Social Security coverage. For more information on the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset Provision visit Social Security. For more information, call the SMART Plan Service Center at (877) 457-1900, Monday through Friday, from 9:00am to 8:00pm, or go to Mass-Smart.

The following employees are exempt, and therefore are not required to contribute to OBRA:

Active benefited full-time or part-time employees enrolled in the Massachusetts State Retirement System or Optional Retirement Program; retirees of the Massachusetts State Retirement System or Optional Retirement Program; and/or full-time students enrolled in six or more credits.

Contact Details

Human Resources
Fall River Campus
Phone: 508.678.2811, ext. 2194
Fax: 508.730.3278
Location: 208A
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Event Calendar

Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:45:00 GMT

Placement Testing-New Bedford-Thursday, June 29, 2017-Room NH402 (6/29/2017)


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Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:00:00 GMT

Financial Aid Workshop - Fall River (6/30/2017)


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Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 17:00:00 GMT

Campus Tour and Information Session - TA (6/30/2017)


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Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Financial Aid Workshop - Attleboro (7/4/2017)


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