Tag Archives: OPERS

Video addresses health care rates

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System has released the latest health care chat with OPERS Health Care Director Marianne Steger. In the video, Steger talks about the health care rate setting process for 2017. You can watch the video in … Continue reading

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Transcripts now available for OPERS videos

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System in recent years has been increasingly using video communication. Now, those who watch our videos can read along with the transcripts and watch the dialogue via closed captioning. OPERS has translated most of the … Continue reading

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HRA guide: Out-of-pocket expenses

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System uses a reimbursement process administered by OneExchange to help participants in the OPERS Medicare Connector pay their expenses. Today’s blog addresses how to pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses and how to be reimbursed for … Continue reading

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HRA guide: OPERS-sponsored insurance

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System uses a reimbursement process administered by OneExchange to help participants in the OPERS Medicare Connector pay their expenses. Today’s blog addresses how to pay for OPERS-sponsored medical insurance for a non-Medicare dependent, as well … Continue reading

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HRA guide: Medicare Part B premiums

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System uses a reimbursement process administered by OneExchange to help participants in the OPERS Medicare Connector pay their expenses. Today’s blog addresses how to pay Medicare Part B premiums and be reimbursed through your HRA … Continue reading

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Get answers about mailed documents

The “Got mail? Get answers” section of the OPERS website reviews some of our most-common benefit-related mailings. Use it as a helpful resource if you have questions about something we have sent you in the mail. For instance, we recently … Continue reading

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Beware of scams offering cash for your pension

The North American Securities Administrators Association has issued an investor advisory on pension advance scams that could promise upfront cash to retirees for their pensions. While the association’s role is to protect investors, its advice applies to pension recipients as … Continue reading

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Tips for solving Connector reimbursement issues

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System uses a reimbursement process administered by OneExchange to help participants in the OPERS Medicare Connector pay their expenses. This mechanism requires specific actions to receive reimbursement. We realize that the process can become frustrating. … Continue reading

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Annual benefit statements on the way

Consider the OPERS annual benefit statement as a check point for your retirement security. The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System has begun mailing this year’s annual statements to all active members and vested inactive members of our Traditional and Combined … Continue reading

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OneExchange to waive some fees

OneExchange is waiving Connector fees for the first three months of 2016, OPERS Health Care Director Marianne Steger says in her monthly health care chat. Members of the OPERS Medicare Connector won’t be charged manitenance fees of $2.33 for the … Continue reading

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