Human Resources

  1. MA Emergency Paid Sick Leave

    Overview The Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave law requires employers to provide up to one week of paid sick leave to employees who need leave for a covered COVID-19 related reason. Read on...
  2. BCBS Reimbursement of At Home COVID-19 Tests

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is covering the costs of FDA-authorized, rapid, at-home COVID tests, effective Jan. 15, 2022. Read on...
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Responsibilities


The Human Resource office manages employee health, dental, and life insurance, workers' compensation, and injured on duty claims. The Human Resource office is responsible for recruitment, selection, classification, records management, and new employee orientation.



 Insurance Benefits

FY22 Insurance Rates

Retiree 65+ Health Insurance Plans

Open Enrollment for the Medicare Supplemental plans is the month of  November. Plan design remains the same for Medex 2-U and Managed Blue for Seniors in 2022. Blue Medicare Rx  is still offered with both of these plans.  New Rates effective January 1. 

Medex 2-U
Managed Blue for Seniors
Prescription Drug Plan Blue Medicare Rx

Health Insurance for Employees and Under 65 Retirees

Annual Open Enrollment is the month of May.  Employees and Retirees can enroll, or change existing health, dental, and vision plans during this period.  Enrollment effective date is July 1.

Blue Care Elect
HMO Network Blue New England
HMO Blue Select
Fitness Benefit Form
BCBS Enrollment & Change Form - all plans

Blue 20/20 Vision Plan

Blue 20/20 Plan Summary
Blue 20/20 Plan Design Insight
Blue 20/20 Application/Change Form

Dental Freedom Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Dental High Plan $1,500 Max.
Dental Low Plan $1,000 Max.
BCBS Enrollment Change Form
Dental Claim Form for Reimbursement 

The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 was signed into law on December 27, 2020 allowing changes to health Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Account plans for 2021 and 2022.  Provisions of the law are outlined here.    If employees wish to make changes to their FSA or DCAP amounts, please complete the Change In Status Form and return it to  jparziale@chelmsfordma.gov.   Reminder - Flexible Spending has a 75 day grace period until September 13, 2021 to use all FY21 funds.    

Town Holidays

Marketplace Health Insurance Coverage Option under ACA

Notice of Health Ins Marketplace Option under the Affordable Care Act 2013

ACA Required Notice Massachusetts Health Connector