The Town of Burlington offers a variety of benefits to its employees and retirees. As a new employee, insurance begins on the first day of the month following your hire date. All new employees have 30 days only from their hire date to enroll in benefits.
You will not be eligible to enroll in benefits again until open enrollment (January 1st of each year) or if there is a qualifying event. To inquire about benefits contact the Benefits Department at 781-270-1623.
When you're ready to enroll, you will find the forms for each plan in the links on the left side of this page.
Rates for Active Employees
- Harvard Pilgrim HSA Summary of Benefits 2024
- Harvard Pilgrim Best Buy Summary of Benefits 2024
- Network Blue New England Summary of Benefits 2024
- Blue Care Elect Summary of Benefits 2024
- Blue Care Elect Summary of Benefits 2023
- Network Blue New England Summary of Benefits 2023
- Harvard Pilgrim Best Buy HMO Summary of Benefits 2023
- Harvard Pilgrim HSA Summary of Benefits 2023
If you are actively working for the Town of Burlington and you or your covered spouse is turning 65 and eligible for Medicare, you only need to apply for Medicare Part A.
If you are retired and you or your covered spouse turns 65 and is eligible for Medicare you must enroll in Medicare Parts A and B.
Health Plan Notices:
BurlingtonScripts Prescription Drug Savings
Good Health Gateway Diabetes Rewards
Middlesex County Retirement System
Our dental insurance company, Altus, is an employee paid dental plan.
- Dental Plan Information
- Application Form (PDF)
Flex Spending Account
Flex Spending is offered to active employees to help with medical, dental and child care expenses. New employees must enroll within 30 days from date of hire.
The town offers a $5,000 life insurance policy through The Hartford for $2.90 per month. Additional Life Insurance for up to $500,000 may be obtained for a higher premium.
Note: Must enroll within 30 days from date of hire or a proof of insurability will need to be provided after that time period.
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance is available through Lincoln Financial and is 100% employee paid through payroll deductions.
Note: Must enroll within 30 days from date of hire or proof of insurability will need to be provided after that time period.
Empower Retirement (formerly Great West), ICMA-RC, and Nationwide offer Deferred Compensation (457) plans for town employees. Both Deferred Compensation plans and a variety of 403B Tax Shelter Annuities are offered to school employees.
Note: Employees may enroll and make changes at any time.
Burlington Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union
All employees and household members may join the Burlington Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union (PDF).