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Advice and reference info from members. These topics are covered in the HPAA HPAA Benefits Forum

If leaving or recently left, see our ASAP Checklist. Member advice on what to do before losing access to company systems -- and in the following few weeks.

If you received a "Potential Private Retirement Benefit Information" notice from Social Security, it is based on years-old information, as indicated by the "Year Reported" box. The key word is "potential." Here's how to decode it -- and who to contact if you are not sure what happened with that account.


Which Company  Which HP-related companies am I a retiree or former employee of? (Not always obvious.)

Health Insurance - from company or otherwise. Heads up! Contact directories. Future of retiree healthcare. How to escalate. Dental.

Medicare Decoder (Whether or not receiving benefits from HP/HPInc or HPE.) If transitioning to Medicare soon, you have a lot of homework to do!

Finance issues  Including stock, pension, 401(k) ... 

Employee Stock. Time to untangle your stock! You may have stock in up to seven HP-related companies (HPQ, HPE, A, KEYS, DXC, MFGP, PRSP.)

Discounts Advice and reference info from members.

Contacts for former employees. Member advice: stock records, employment and salary verification, Payroll. W-2, HPInc and HPE Retirement Service Centers, HPInc and HPE Benefits Centers, etc.

Insurance programs. Company-subsidized insurance programs, Insurance discount programs marketed using company facilities and communication channels. Group Legal Services. Death benefit.

Retiree gold badge. Now symbolic only. (At some older sites, may be useful for discounts at some local businesses.)

Company-matched donations.

What I wish I had known before I left. Surprises and hazards -- based on input from dozens of HPAA members.

Benefits and other issues for those from:  Agilent    Autonomy    Compaq    Digital    DXC    EDS    Keysight    Micro Focus    Perspecta    Tandem

Report disability or a death to the company 

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