Awards and Recognition

The Municipal Blue Innovation Awards

The annual Municipal Blue Innovation Awards—a first-of-its kind in the state—honors those who "think outside the box" and take action to improve workplace health and lower health care costs in their community.

See our PDF 2014 Municipal Blue Innovation Awards winners.

Read some examples of our recent winners.

2015 Winners 2014 Winners
  • Town of Agawam
  • Town of Chelmsford
  • Town of Dartmouth
  • Town of Hopkington
  • City of Newburyport
  • Shawsheen Valley Technical School
  • Town of Chelmsford
  • Town of Douglas
  • Town of Saugus
  • Town of Sutton
  • Berkshire Health Group
  • Cape Cod Municipal Health Group
  • Hampshire County Group Insurance Trust
  • Mayflower Municipal Health Group

Town of Dartmouth

Dartmouth was recognized for lowering their retirees' costs, and for offering a robust educational wellness program, which emphasizes proper emergency room use, including the benefits of Blue Cross nurse managers and urgent care centers. The town also continues their efforts to build a sustainable community.

Shawsheen Valley Technical School

Shawsheen Valley Technical School in Billerica earned their Muni award for their successful wellness initiatives geared towards lowering health risks.

City of Newburyport

Newburyport's collaborative efforts to seek out new, innovative plan solutions to drive member engagement and improve their health earned them a Muni award. They also worked collaboratively to reach a two-year agreement with their Public Employee Committee (PEC) and the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA).