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If leaving or recently left: ASAP Checklist -- what to do before losing access to the company's internal systems and in the following few weeks.

If you were formerly a regular, direct employee of Hewlett-Packard, HPInc, or Hewlett Packard Enterprise -- or are in the process of leaving join the HP Alumni Association. No login or password involved. No charge, thanks to HPAA members. These topics are covered in the HPAA Benefits Forum. Discuss U.S. HP/HPInc/HPE COBRA and retiree health benefits, including Annual Enrollment and transition to Medicare

Employee Stock. Time to untangle your stock! You may have stock in up to seven HP-related companies.

Potential Private Retirement Benefit notice from Social Security.

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

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

HPAA's 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! Medicare. (Whether or not receiving benefits from HP/HPInc or HPE.) If transitioning to Medicare soon, you have a lot of homework to do! One trap in Medicare could cost you for years. How to compare health plans. Company-subsidized Medicare benefits. How the Benefits Centers and Aon fit together. HPAA's Medicare Decoder: https://www.hpalumni.org/medicare

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

ASAP Checklist. What to do before losing access to internal systems. 

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

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.)

Non-profit organization matching gifts. Now limited to current employees. (HPInc Sustainable Impact Report -- page 16)

Patents. For status of your patent incentives and patent plaques:
HPInc -- ip.incentives@hp.com  
HPE -- hpe.ip.incentives@hpe.com

Info for those from:  Agilent    Autonomy    Compaq    Digital    DXC    EDS    HP    HPE    Keysight    Micro Focus    Perspecta    Tandem

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