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Archived 2013 News

RETIREE MEMBER NEWSLETTER

Retiree Newsletter:
Newsletter provided by the State of Delaware Pension Office for State of Delaware Retired Members.

View Current 2013 Retiree Newsletter

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YOUR TAX FORM 1099R, 1099M and/or W-2 WILL BE MAILED NO LATER THAN JANUARY 31, 2014

Tax Withholding Election Form:
Please review your State of Delaware pension benefit tax withholding election. In the event that you wish to change your current tax withholding, you may print from our website the Tax Withholding Election (TWE) form for submission to our office.

* Only submit this form if you wish to make a change.

STATE EMPLOYEES' PENSION PLAN PRE-RETIREMENT WORKSHOPS THIS FALL

Pre-retirement workshops are being held this Fall to provide information regarding Delaware State Employees' Pension Plan benefits. There is no cost or pre-registration required to attend these workshops. Individual retirement estimates will not be distributed at these workshops. Participants will learn how to prepare their own estimated benefit using the Pension Office website. Please click on the link below for workshop dates, times, and locations".

Pre-retirement Workshops - Workshops for the fall ore over.

REQUESTS FOR ESTIMATES AND COUNSELING SESSIONS

Requests for estimates and counseling sessions are suspended through September 30, 2013 so that Pension office staff may accommodate the large volume of new pension applications. Requests for estimates and counseling already on file as of 5/22/13 will be honored. Members may use the calculator(s), review pre-retirement information or obtain answers to Frequently Asked Questions by visiting the Office of Pensions website. Please feel free to contact our office by email at pensionoffice@state.de.us or by telephone at (302) 739-4208 or (800) 722-7300 if you have any questions.

SPECIAL MEDICFILL OPEN ENROLLMENT

Highmark BCBSD Special Medicfill and Express Scripts Medicare (PDP) Prescription Drug Coverage Open Enrollment for State of Delaware Pensioners is October 14 - 25, 2013.
Please use the following links to learn more about the Special Medicfill Open Enrollment.

• For the Special Medicfill Plan Description follow this link.

• Download the Special Medicfill Application here.

• For Information on the Express Scripts Medicare Prescription Drug Plan follow this link.

• For some frequently asked questions please follow the link provided.

• To learn more about the Spousal Coordination of Benefits please use the link provided.

OPEN ENROLLMENT 2013

2013 Open Enrollment - May 13 through May 29
Open Enrollment is your once-a-year opportunity to review your current coverage and to choose the benefit options that best support your health care needs. Open Enrollment materials will be mailed to your home beginning April 29, 2013.

• Open enrollment for 2013 has ended.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Delaware Public Employees Pension System (DPERS) hereby gives notice of its intention to adopt amended regulations pursuant to the General Assemblys delegation of authority to adopt such measures found at 29 Delaware Code, '8308(c)(1) and in compliance with Delawares Administrative Procedures Act, 29 Del.C. ''10115 and 10117. The proposed regulations delete obsolete language, bring the regulations into compliance with changes in Federal law, and clarify the definitions of casual/seasonal, regular part-time, substitute, and temporary employee. Identical update and formatting changes are made in each set of regulations. A chart outlining the nature of each change made to each section within each set of regulations follows each set of proposed regulations. A Public Hearing will be conducted on May 31, 2013 at the offices of Delaware Office of Pensions, State of Delaware McArdle Building, 860 Silver Lake Blvd., Suite #1, Dover, DE 19904.
For more information, visit April 2013 Proposed Regulations

Pre-Retirement Workshops


Check back in the fall for workshop dates and times.
State of Delaware Office of Pensions
McArdle Building, 860 Silver Lake Blvd., Suite #1
Dover, DE 19904-2402
Toll Free: (800) 722-7300, Local: (302) 739-4208

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