Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Important Timelines

  • Enroll between March 1st and March 15th - Earliest effective date of coverage April 1.
  • Enroll between March 15th and March 31st – Earliest effective date of coverage May 1.
  • Attempt to enroll April 1 or later enrollment not allowed until next open enrollment period which runs between November 15th to January 15, 2015.

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RIPEA

Annuitization Process Privatized

This notice is for all Active Employee Members of PERF who are RIPEA members.

The Board of Trustees of the Indiana Public Retirement Systems-INPRS-has made a decision to privatize the annuitization process effective October 1, 2014. This decision affects retirees who wish to have their ASA account paid on a monthly basis. Due to the Board adopting lower annuity factors, retirees will receive a reduced benefit. INPRS has stated the "average" monthly benefit will be reduced $77.00 per month.

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Protecting Your Retirement Benefit

RIPEA has grown from a very small Association established in 1972 to an Association with 42,139 members. The reason for this growth is simple – WE GET RESULTS!

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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

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

2012 Annual Meeting Video

   

This video was shown to attendees at RIPEA's 22nd Annual Convention on September 10, 2012.

RIPEA was established in 1972 and therefore in 2012 we were celebrating our 40th anniversary. The video reminds us of the many highs and lows of 1972.

Hope you enjoy it!

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News from RIPEA!

  • Affordable Care Act Important Timelines +

    Enroll between March 1st and March 15th - Earliest effective date of coverage April 1. Enroll between March 15th and March 31st – Earliest effective Read More
  • Legislation Tracker +

    The following bills have been introduced in the 2014 Indiana Legislature that would impact RIPEA members. Read More
  • Some RIPEA Facts +

    In an effort to make RIPEA members and potential members more familiar with RIPEA and it's Legislative efforts here are some important facts: Read More
  • Annuitization Process Privatized +

    This notice is for all Active Employee Members of PERF who are RIPEA members.The Board of Trustees of the Indiana Public Retirement Systems-INPRS- Read More
  • Record Membership in 2013! +

    RIPEA had a record 42,139 members in 2013!
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