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Retired members are retirees of the State of New Jersey, Local Government, and Local Education.
Employers who participate in the State-administered Retirement Systems and Benefit Programs.
9.30.22 The 2023 SHBP/SEHBP Open Enrollment will run from October 1 – 31, 2022. Open Enrollment allows employees to make changes to coverage and/or enroll in a medical or dental plan. All applications must be submitted online using Benefitsolver. Navigate to mynjbenefitshub, or you may log in through myNewJersey. Be sure to visit the Virtual Benefits Fair to see what's new for 2023.
9.28.22 The 2023 Tax$ave Open Enrollment for State Biweekly and Monthly employees begins October 1 and ends October 31, 2022. Enroll in one of three Horizon MyWay live informational webinars to learn more about the 2023 Tax$ave Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
9.22.22 Full Text Rate Renewal Reports for Plan Year 2023 for State Employees , Local Government Employees , Local Education Employees , and State/Local Employees and Retiree Dental Plans are now available.
9.19.22 Questions and concerns regarding the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System of New Jersey (PFRSNJ) election should be directed to Yes Elections by email: Help+PFRSNJ@election-america.com or by telephone: 1-866-384-9978.
7.25.22 The Police and Firemen’s Retirement System of New Jersey (PFRSNJ) has issued a Request for Qualifications for the services of an Executive Search Firm to assist in the recruitment of a Chief Investment Officer. Please refer to this document for detailed information.
The Member Benefits Online System (MBOS) gives registered users internet access to pension and health benefit account information and online applications. Some options include:
You may log on or register using the "Access my MBOS Account" section located at the top of every page.
Need to change your name or address? Report a death? Add a family member to your benefits? See the Life Events below to learn more.
If you fall into the following categories, a Change of Address form should be completed:
Active employees enrolled in the PERS, TPAF, PFRS, SPRS, or JRS should notify their Human Resources representative of their name or address change. The NJDPB does not retain addresses for these employees.
Active members and retirees can complete an Affidavit of Name Change form and submit it to the NJDPB along with required documentation.
To register or log on to MBOS, look for "Access myNewJersey" above.
When removing a dependent child from your coverage (for any reason) there may be a change in the amount deducted from your paycheck or retirement check (if self-paid) due to your coverage-level change.
If your spouse’s employment status changes (e.g., starts or leaves a job), you can enroll/disenroll him or her in your health plan. Proof of new coverage or proof of loss of coverage is required. There will be a change in the amount deducted from your paycheck or retirement check (if self-paid) due to your coverage-level change. Active Employees should submit an application and proof of coverage documentation to their Human Resources department. Retirees and COBRA recipients should submit an application and proof of coverage documentation to the NJDPB.
If you divorce or dissolve your civil union or domestic partnership, you must remove your former spouse or partner from your health plan when the event occurs. There will be a change in the amount deducted from your paycheck or retirement check (if self-paid) due to your coverage-level change.
Leave of Absence: Taking a Leave of Absence without pay for illness or family leave can have an impact your service credit, retirement, and health benefits coverage. Upon returning to employment from a leave of absence, you may be eligible to purchase service credit .
PERS, TPAF, and PFRS members are eligible to purchase service credit for official leaves of absence without pay.
Disability: If you have general questions regarding temporary or permanent disability benefits, you must contact your employer’s human resources representative or benefits administrator.
Workers' Compensation can impact pension contributions, life insurance, and health benefits.
The NJDPB should be notified of the death of an employee or retiree as soon as possible. Beneficiaries of pension and/or life insurance payments and surviving spouse/partner/dependents on the member's health insurance coverage will be notified by mail. Required forms and documentation should be returned to the NJDBP immediately in order to process payments and/or provide insurance.
Death of Spouse/Partner/Dependent: If your spouse/partner or dependent child passes away, he or she must be removed from your health plan. There may be a change in the amount deducted from your paycheck or retirement check (if self-paid) due to the coverage-level change.
Pension Boards and Health Benefits Commission Information
Employer Pensions and Health Benefits Training
The NJDPB presents employer training for Certifying Officers and other personnel responsible for the administration of pensions and benefits at employing locations. All training is designed to include recent changes to administrative rules, State and federal laws.
The Division of Pensions & Benefits’ seminars and webinars help members of the PERS, TPAF, PFRS, or DCRP understand their benefits on a variety of topics – in addition to planning for retirement. Seminars are live classroom sessions provided at locations across the State. Webinars are live, interactive web presentations hosted by GoToMeeting. Both seminars and webinars conclude with a brief Q&A period.
For inclement weather cancellations, call 609-292-6649.
The Division of Pensions & Benefits has all financial reports available on our Financial Reports page.
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