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Protecting Your Retirement Benefit

RIPEA has grown from a very small Association established in 1972 to an Association with 42,912 members. The reason for this growth is simple – WE GET RESULTS!

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356 Attend 24th Annual Convention

RIPEA's 24th Annual Convention on September 8, 2014 was attended by 356 members and guests which was the second largest group in Convention history!



Membership Benefits

RIPEA membership includes a full package of benefits including a suite of group insurance plans, legislative work on behalf of PERF retirees to protect your future pension benefits, a quarterly newsletter distributed solely to RIPEA members and much more.

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Welcome to the Retired Indiana Public Employees Association - RIPEA - website.

We hope you find the information contained in this website helpful to you and also easy to understand. If you are an active employee covered by the Public Employees Retirement Fund-PERF-or a retiree of PERF and not a RIPEA member, please consider joining our association of over 42,000 members. The membership dues are only $15.00 per year.

If you are a RIPEA member we appreciate your support and solicit your suggestions to make RIPEA the most effective association it can be. We are blessed with an effective Board of Directors comprised of PERF retirees and active employee members of PERF. The staff is dedicated to fulfilling the RIPEA Mission and fully implementing the policies of the Board.

We will assist you in any way possible and appreciate your interest in RIPEA.

Bill Murphy, Executive Director

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News from RIPEA!

  • Qualifying Hoosiers Can File Their Taxes For Free Through Indiana Freefile +

    Since 2003, qualifying Indiana taxpayers with lower adjusted gross incomes (AGI) have been able to file their federal and state taxes for free Read More
  • What Hoosiers Need To Know About the Anthem Cyber Attack +

    What happened? On January 29, 2015, Anthem, Inc. reported that cyber attackers had gained unauthorized access to personal information of both current and Read More
  • Anthem Cyber Attack +

    As you are probably aware Anthem was a recent victim of an external cyber attack. RIPEA is a plan sponsor of 2 Medicare Read More
  • Marty Chitwood Honored on Her 90th Birthday +

    Marty Chitwood, a RIPEA Board Member since 1998, was honored on her 90th birthday on January 21 by a few of her many Read More
  • Record Membership in 2014! +

    RIPEA had a record 42,912 members in 2014! Read More
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