Advice and reference info from
(Updated August 6, 2017.)
ASAP Checklist -- what to do before losing access to internal systems.
What I wish I had known before I left HP -- surprises and hazards -- based on input from dozens of HPAA members.
Health Insurance -- COBRA, HP Retiree, Medicare -- troubleshoot and compare notes. Includes HPAA's Medicare Checklist for HP Alumni. Escalate to HP or Aon Retiree Health Exchange via the HPAA. Annual Enrollment documents
Which Company am I (or will I be) a retiree of?
Who does what? - the HPAA's summary of the roles played by the Benefits Center and each of the many providers -- and how to escalate.
Escalate to HPI or HPE via the HPAA - the HPAA has informal escalation paths into HPI Corporate and HPE Corporate to raise issues with the Benefits Center (outsourced to Aon Hewitt.)
Contacts -- official and unofficial contact directories for HP and HP's providers.
US Benefits Forum. Mutual help on health coverage -- COBRA, retirement, Medicare, open-market. Annual Enrollment, discounts.
Other Benefits Issues -- stock, options, discounts, etc.
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