2019 SHBP Aetna Medicare Advantage Information

Effective January 1, 2019, the SHBP will no longer offer Medicare Advantage (MA) plans through Horizon’s NJ DIRECT10 (PPO) or NJ DIRECT15 (PPO) plans.  Retirees previously enrolled in these plans will be automatically transferred to a corresponding Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO ESA plan.  No application is necessary and no other action is required by retirees. Affected members will receive correspondence directly from the plans.

PFRS Pension board of Trustees Election

P.L. 2018, c. 55 (Chapter 55), established a new Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS) Board of Trustees which will replace the current PFRS Board of Trustees, effective February 1, 2019. The Board of Trustees has the general responsibility for the operation of the PFRS under the provisions of N.J.S.A. 43:16A-13. The Board meets monthly. Our NJ FMBA endorsed ACTIVE candidate is Matt Lubin from Cranford Local 237. 


NJ FMBA Endorsed Candidates

Election day is Tuesday November 6th. The NJ FMBA has endorsed the following candidates:

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