Health Coverage – Troubleshoot and Compare Notes
Advice and reference information from members of the HP Alumni Association. (Rev. Oct 22, 2016.)
Annual Enrollment http://www.hpalumni.org/Annual
Which company am I (or will I be) a retiree of -- HPI, HPE, DXC, or Micro Focus? See http://www.hpalumni.org/WhichCompany
Benefits surprises and hazards. What I wish I had known before I left HP From dozens of HPAA members.
Who to call with medical benefits issues. 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.
Non-Retirees: The most recent Annual Enrollment Guide -- http://www.hpalumni.org/2017EnrollmentGuide.pdf -- has some useful information for non-retirees -- for example those on COBRA.
Medicare Checklist. Step-by-step process to figure out your Medicare situation -- and avoid a couple of traps -- whether an official HP Retiree or not: Medicare Checklist
Pre-2003 HP Medical Program. 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 program -- depending on your length of service and other factors. Details: http://www.hpalumni.org/Pre2003
Contacts Contacts -- official and unofficial contact directories for HP and HP's providers.
Flexible Spending Account "Your Spending Account"
▪ Dependent Care Claim Form. http://www.hpalumni.org/YSA-DependentClaimForm.pdf 0.5MB pdf file. Includes instructions, fax number, and "Little Einstein Academy" example claim. (Form created by "Hewitt Admin" on 8/8/2012 9:13:34 AM. Sent to HPAA by HP U.S. Benefits on 3/20/13.)
▪ Health Care Claim Form. http://www.hpalumni.org/YSA-HealthCareClaimForm.pdf 0.3MB pdf file. Includes instructions, fax number, and "Associates of Dermatology" example claim. (Form created by "Hewitt Admin" on 8/8/2012 9:13:19 AM. Sent to HPAA by HP U.S. Benefits on 3/20/13.)
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