New Jersey Retirees' Education Association

Latest NJREA News


NJREA Spring Luncheon Update

The NJREA will hold the spring luncheon on April 18, 2024. The luncheon will be an in-person event. The NEW LOCATION. Can’t stay for the whole event? There is an option. Please register, we look forward to seeing you there.


2024 Medicare Part B Premiums

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in November announced the 2024 premiums for Medicare Part B. 

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2024 Medicare Part D Premiums

Since Jan. 1, 2012, all Medicare-eligible retirees enrolled in the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) are automatically enrolled in the state-selected Medicare prescription plan, which is currently OptumRx. This program includes the Medicare-eligible retiree to be enrolled automatically in Medicare Part D. 

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2024 Health Benefit Rates Set

In September, the School Employees’ Health Benefits Commission (SEHBC) approved rates for the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP), from which many of our retired members received their benefits, for Plan Year 2024.

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Dental and RX Benefits

Retirees who elect coverage through the state in the dental expense plan will see an increase in their premiums beginning Jan. 1. The prescription plans will also see rate changes.

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Pension fund update

Market value, unaudited, as of 6/30/2023.  May not reflect the current market values of some alternative investments through the period noted, due to lags in reporting under industry standards.

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Around the counties

For questions and/or concerns, or if your county is not listed, please check your county newsletter or reach out to your county REA for more information. For trip details, check your county newsletter.


NJREA Convention: Better than ever

Mark your calendar for NJREA’s 2023 Convention in Atlantic City on Nov. 8 and 9 at the Resorts Casino-Hotel in Atlantic City. The room rate for NJREA members is just

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NJREA Office

The NJREA office is located on the first floor (Room 204B) of the brownstone portion of the NJEA building at 180 West State Street, Trenton.

Mailing address

P.O. Box 1211
Trenton, NJ 08607-1211
Attn: Cathy Raffaele, NJEA/NJREA Secretary