Which company am I (or will I be) a retiree of -- HPI, HPE, DXC, or Micro
Note that this is not an official document. The HPAA is an independent
volunteer organization not endorsed or supported by HPI or HPE.
information was developed working with members and our contacts at HP Inc. and Hewlett
Packard Enterprise. Rev. Mar 22, 2017.
HP's phrase "Pre-2003 HP Medical Program" refers to the year when HP's retiree medical
program was redesigned.
If you retired in 2003 or later, you may qualify for the Pre-2003
depending on your length
of service and other factors. Details:
Summary: Depends on which company's payroll
you were on at the time you retired.
To avoid duplication of
programs, HPI is administering benefits for certain HPE retirees.
1. Retired from Hewlett-Packard Company
before the 11/1/15 HPI/HPE split: Classified as a retiree of HP Inc.
2. Retired from HP Inc. after the 11/1/15
HPI/HPE split: Classified as a retiree of HP Inc.
3. Retired from Hewlett Packard
Enterprise after the 11/1/15 HPI/HPE split: Classified as a retiree
of HPE. (Exception: If qualified for the Pre-2003 HP Medical Program,
classified as a retiree of HPE, however medical benefits will be
administered by HPI.)
4. Retired from an HPE spinoff company
-- such as DXC or Micro Focus -- after the corresponding spinoff date:
Classified as a retiree of the spinoff company. (As of Mar 22, 2017 it
is unclear which company will administer medical benefits for those
qualified for the Pre-2003 HP Medical Program.)
5. Retired from EDS before the HP
acquisition: Classified as a retiree of HP Inc.
(Check for an
old vested EDS pension if you haven't already done so --
Services Center. Benefits and finance issues
related to EDS service are discussed on the
Alumni LinkedIn Group.)
6. Retired from DEC: Classified as a
retiree of HP Inc.
How are retiree benefits funded?
"...as is the case each
year, changes to retiree medical designs or premiums are possible...
based on increasing health care costs. On a longer-term basis, each company [HPI and HPE] will make independent decisions
regarding retiree benefits, considering market, business and other
factors. As is the case today, future changes are always possible, and
the separation will not change that fact..."
"Overall, HP's pension plans are well funded and we continue to make
contributions to pensions based on local funding requirements. HP is
committed to maintaining funding in accordance with relevant pension
funding rules, and this will not change following the business
separation. Keep in mind any vested HP pension benefits you maintain are
obligations of the pension plan itself, rather than HP. HP has made
contributions to fund these benefits in a separate trust over time, and
pension benefits are subject to minimum funding requirements that will
continue even after the separation."
--Posted March 17, 2015 under "Retiree News" on the official
Continuum password-protected retiree website operated by HP Inc.
Official medical benefits contact points:
- HP Inc Benefits Center (Operated for HP Inc by
- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Benefits Center (Operated for HPE by Aon/Hewitt)
Official financial benefits contact points:
Services Center (Operated by Fidelity Investments.)
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