The Group Insurance Commission, the quasi-state agency the oversees health insurance for state and some government employees, will partner with Iora Health starting this summer to provide specialized health care to around 2,000 people in an attempt to save the state money.

Cambridge-based Iora, a for-profit health system that’s been providing primary care to patients over the age of 55 for years, will be available to those members who are enrolled in the UniCare plan through the state and also live…