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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.
5.25.22 The Pensions & Benefits Reception and Interview areas are temporarily closed and anticipate reopening on Tuesday, May 31. Members with scheduled appointments have been emailed instructions for alternate arrangements. We apologize for any inconvenience.
5.23.22 The 2021 Audited Comprehensive Financial Report is now available.
4.28.22 A Special Open Enrollment period for the new Garden State Health Plan (GSHP) will be offered to active local education employees enrolled in the School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) from May 2, 2022, until May 20, 2022. Coverage elections must be made through mynjbenefitshub or via myNewJersey. The effective date of coverage for the new plan will be July 1, 2022. Please see Frequently Asked Questions for additional details.
4.27.22 The retirement system Actuarial Valuation Reports for 2021 are now available.
4.22.22 The June 30, 2021, GASB 75 Valuation Reports for the State of New Jersey SHBP Retired Fund are now available.
4.21.22 Beginning July 1, 2022, there will be a change in the file transmission method used for salary file exchanges between local employers and the NJDPB. Local employers must use a new method and platform called MOVEit to send or receive Reports of Salary Changes (ROSC), Report of Salary Changes Error Reports, and Reports of Contributions (ROC). This new platform will replace the DataMotion website, which will no longer be operational as of July 1, 2022. Please see the Certifying Officer letter and MOVEit Reference Sheet for detailed information.
4.13.22 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.
4.5.22 As of April 4, 2022, those covered by Medicare Parts A and B are eligible to receive eight free over the counter COVID-19 tests per month until the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Please visit Medicare's website for more information and a list of participating pharmacies.
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.
More videos are available to view in our Video Library
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