If transitioning to Medicare soon,
you have a lot of homework to do -- whether receiving
company benefits or not.
Advice and reference info from
If you were formerly a regular, direct employee of
Hewlett-Packard, HP Inc, or Hewlett Packard Enterprise
-- or are in the process of leaving –
the HP Alumni Association. No charge, thanks to HPAA
This topic is covered in the HPAA
Mutual help on health coverage -- COBRA, retirement, Medicare, open-market. Decoding Annual Enrollment. Other company-administered benefits
such as discounts.
Overview of US health coverage
Questions or comments to:
for US retiree and COBRA health coverage.
Medicare Study Guide
Easiest and fastest to follow
these stops in order..
For everyone -- whether receiving
benefits from a company or not:
Get the basics.
Medicare works differently! You have lots of work to do.
Traps and limitations
from HPAA members and on
the official Medicare site.
plans and check the Medicare assistance sites for your state.
(Depending on how you left and your years-of-service, HP
coverage may not be best for you.)
If receiving benefits from HP or
Medicare - HP
HP-subsidized Medicare benefits...and how the HP Benefits Center
and the Aon Retiree Health Exchange (ARHE) fit together.
Troubleshooting and contacts.
1. Basics of Medicare
(This index page updated March 8,