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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: D208A
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Event Calendar

Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:30:00 GMT

Campus Tour and Information Session - FR (1/23/2018)


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Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 16:45:00 GMT

RETEST ONLY TEST SESSION-Wednesday, January 24, 2018-11:45am-FALL RIVER-G218-16240 (1/24/2018)


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Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMT

Somerset Berkley Regional High School On-Site (1/25/2018)


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Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:00:00 GMT

Health Science Information Session - NB (1/25/2018)


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