DID YOU KNOW BURLINGTON COUNTY LIBRARY OFFERS MUSEUM PASSES?
The Museum Pass program is a service provided by the Burlington County Library System that enables customers to visit several area museums and gardens. It’s a great way for friends and families to enjoy education, cultural enrichment and fun. This service is sponsored by the Friends of the Burlington County Library, Inc.
ITEMS OF INTEREST
VIEW ROSTER OF STATE LEGISLATORS FOR 2018-19. Read here.
If a retiree decides to be employed again in a school, the retiree should first get a letter from the Board of Education explaining exactly what the retiree will be doing. The retiree should then send a copy of that letter to the NJ Div. of Pensions and Benefits and ask for a letter explaining what impact the employment may have on his/her pension and health benefits.
It is not sufficient to get the information verbally from the B.O.E., friends or from the NJ Div. of Pensions and Benefits. Having the details in writing provides the retiree with protection if questions arise later.
An upcoming change of the prescription drug provider for the School Employees Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) and the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP). Optum Rx, Inc. won the bid for a three year period beginning January 1, 2018.
According to Health Benefits Chair Kitty Sausa, starting January 1, 2018, the NJREA will have a new prescription plan, Optum Rx. Details will be coming soon.
Have health benefits questons? Reach out to the NJREA Health Benefits Committee members. Get county contact information HERE.
New NJREA Officers
The new NJREA officers were installed at the NJREA Fall Luncheon and Meeting. They are: