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Discounts for Burlington Employees

As a Burlington employee you and your family members are able to take advantage of many perks and discounts.  Some of these services require certain proof of eligibility (such as a discount code or proof of employment), as indicated through the links below:

Fitness & Wellness Discounts

Members of our health insurance plans receive up to $150 calendar-year reimbursement (total per family) for qualified fitness centers.  Must be a member of a fitness facility for a minimum of 4 months.  File annually, before March 31st of the following year.
Harvard Pilgrim reimbursement form (can be mailed or completed online) 
Blue Cross Blue Shield reimbursement form

Blue Cross Weight Loss Reimbursement - up to $150 per calendar year for participation in a qualified weight loss program.

North Suburban YMCA in Woburn offers 10% off the monthly member rate, and will occasionally provide a promotion to waive the joiner fee.  Try the Y for free - download a free 3-day pass.

Blue365 Deals
for Blue Cross Blue Shield members 

Harvard Pilgrim member savings

Burlington Recreation Department offers a wide variety of fitness classes including Zumba, Boot Camp, Yoga, Strength Training, as well as programs, activities, and trips.

Lahey Hospital hosts an 8-week Freedom From Smoking® program at its Woburn facility several times a year.  This program is provided to all employees and family members (ages 18+) at no cost.  During 2016, any employee or family member who completes this program is eligible to receive a $100 gift card.  Contact Human Resources to submit for your reward.

Prescription Discounts

 - members of our health insurance plans can receive a 3-month supply of eligible brand-name medications at $0 copay

Harvard Pilgrim Mail Order Prescription Discount

Service provided by Walgreen’s Pharmacy.  Receive a 3-month supply of your maintenance medication with free delivery to your home.  Pay only a 1-month copay.

Blue Cross Mail Order Prescription Discount
Service provided by ExpressScripts.  Receive a 3-month supply of your maintenance medication with free delivery to your home.  Pay only a 1-month copay.  In addition you will receive:

  • 24-hour access to a pharmacist by phone
  • Easy options for refilling a prescription, including ordering online, by telephone
  • Mobile app available

Additionally, these prescription generic medications cost only $9 for a 90-day supply when purchased through the Express Scripts mail service pharmacy. 

Good Health Gateway – Members of our health insurance plans can receive diabetes medications and supplies for $0 copay.

Wegmans provides select generic medications at a cost of $4 for 30-days or $10 for 90-days.  The Burlington Wegman's pharmacy has also offered free antibiotics.  Prescriptions are required.  Wegmans also offers competitive prices on pet medications.


Education Discounts

The College Tuition Benefit allows employees who participate in a 457 or 403(b) plan to earn credits on their plan balances.  These credits can help pay for up to one year of tuition at over 300 private Colleges and Universities nationwide.  Highlights of the program are available at  Register online using Employer Name “Burlington” and Password “Scholarship”.

Our Employee Assistance Program provides a 10% tuition reduction at Walden University, for their Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral programs.   Email Kim Lamontagne for more information.

The Burlington Public Library offers free and discounted access to over 20 local museums including the Boston Children’s Museum, New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, and the Franklin Park  & Stone Zoo.  Passes may be reserved up to 60 days in advance.

Burlington Cable Access Television (BCAT) provides free training opportunities to Burlington employees. 

Discounts on Products and Services

Cell Phone Discounts - AT&T, Sprint, TMobile, and Verizon

Apple State & Local Government Employee Purchase Program

Burlington Recreation Department provides discounts to AMC and Showcase Theaters year-round.  Seasonally, they offer discounts to Canobie Lake, Water Country, Six Flags, Topsfield Fair, and Nashoba Ski Area.  Details are in their program guide each season.

Hartford Life Insurance
offers its members the following services:

  • Funeral Planning and Concierge Services – visit and use code HFEVLC
  • EstateGuidance Will Services – to create a free will visit and use code WILLHLF
  • BeneficiaryAssist Counseling Services – Unlimited phone contact with a counselor, attorney, or financial planner for up to a year, and five face-to-face sessions to help you cope with a loss.  Call 1-800-411-7239
  • Travel Assistance Services with ID Theft Protection & Assistance – call 1-800-243-6108 and use ID Number GLD-09012

AAA Burlington
is offering employees a $15 discount on new enrollments, and a $15 discount to add a new family member.  Call  Keith Furfure at 781-272-3272 x3417 and mention Promo Code 8988.


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