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Division of Pensions & Benefits

Employer Pensions and Benefits Information Connection (EPIC) Messages

Also available: Certifying Officer Letters

All archived messages and letters older than 3 years can be requested by contacting the NJDPB.

Subject Date
Loan Recertification Request
To: Certifying Officers, All Funds
September 14, 2021
3rd Quarter 2021 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations)
To: All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers
September 14, 2021
Amino Information for NJSHBP/SEHBP Members
To: State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
September 7, 2021
Amino Information for NJSHBP/SEHBP Members
To: State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
August 12, 2021
Retraction of Certifying Officer Letter – Chapter 103 and the Expiration of Executive Order No. 115
To: State Biweekly, State Monthly, and Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
July 27, 2021
2nd Quarter 2021 IROC
To: All Cycle 1 and Cycle 2 Certifying Officers
July 9, 2021
MBOS Designation of Beneficiary – Retirement Application
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
June 30, 2021

2nd Quarter 2021 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations)
To: All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers

June 25, 2021

Find and Book Healthcare with Amino
To: State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

June 17, 2021

2nd Quarter 2021 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations)
To: All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers

June 11, 2021

2nd Quarter 2021 IROC
To: Certifying Officers

June 8, 2021

Introducing Grand Rounds Health: NJ SHBP/SEHBP’s Expert Medical Opinion Partner
To: State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

June 7, 2021

Live Chat Webinars!
To: Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

June 1, 2021

Social Security Webinars for Your Employees
To: Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

May 25, 2021

Hinge Health – An SHBP/SEHBP Solution for Tightness in Employees' Back, Knees, Hip, Neck or Shoulders
To: State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

May 24, 2021

Live Chat Webinars!
To: State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

May 24, 2021

Understanding Pension Benefits Webinar for Your PERS & TPAF Members
To: Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

May 11, 2021

Live Chat Webinars!
To: Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

May 10, 2021

Employer Training Opportunities Available Including CEU Eligible Webinars
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

April 23, 2021

New Webinar Topic - Purchasing Service Credit for Your PERS, TPAF, & PFRS Members
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

April 21, 2021

Five Steps to Retirement Readiness Webinars
To: State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

April 6, 2021

Social Security Webinars for Your Employers
To: Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

April 5, 2021

Introducing Live Chat Webinars
To: Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

March 26, 2021

New Jersey Division of Pensions & Benefits - Businessolver Inc. Partnership Education Group Overview Session Webinar – Attendance Required
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

March 25, 2021

New Jersey Division of Pensions & Benefits – Businessolver Inc. Partnership Local Group Overview Session Webinar – Attendance Required
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

March 25, 2021

1st Quarter 2021 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations)
To: All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers

March 25, 2021

Workers’ Compensation Carrier Information to be Mandatory on Retirement Certifications
To: Certifying Officers, All Funds

March 24, 2021

Introducing Amino: NJ SHBP/SEHBP’s Preferred Healthcare Search & Booking Platform
To: State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) Certifying Officers, Human Resources Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

March 22, 2021

Retirement Estimate Webinar for Your PERS and TPAF Members
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

March 12, 2021

1st Quarter 2021 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations)
To: All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers

March 11, 2021

Extended Call Center Hours
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

February 10, 2021

MBOS Loan Application Restored
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

February 8, 2021

Loan System Maintenance
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

February 2, 2021

Retirement Types, Eligibility, and Calculations Webinar for Your PERS & TPAF Members
To: Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

January 28, 2021

Social Security Webinar for Your Employees
To: State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

January 27, 2021

Exploring Pension Options Webinar for Your PERS & TPAF Members
To: State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

January 22, 2021

Retirement Types, Eligibility, & Calculations Webinar for Your PERS Members
To: Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

January 20, 2021

Change in Acceptable Proof to Add a Spouse to Health Benefits Coverage
To: Local Government and Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resources Directors, and Benefits Administrators Participating in the SHBP/SEHBP

January 14, 2021

Employer Training Opportunities Available Including New CEU Eligible Webinars
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

January 12, 2021
5 Steps to Retirement – Additional Webinar Dates for Your Employees
To: State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
January 8, 2021
Subject Date
How to Run A Retirement Estimate: PERS & TPAF Retirement Webinar Series
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
December 31, 2020
4th Quarter IROC
To: Cycle 2 Certifying Officers
December 28, 2020
Employer Liability for Early Retirement Incentive 1, 2, 3 & 4 Programs
To: Certifying Officers of Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund Participating Local Employers
December 18, 2020

Employer Liability for Annual Pension Contribution
To: Certifying Officers of Public Employees' Retirement System and Police and Firemen's Retirement System Participating Local Employers

December 18, 2020

Retirement Types, Eligibility, and Calculations Webinar for Your PERS & TPAF Members
To: State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

December 16, 2020

4th Quarter IROC
To: Cycle 1 Certifying Officers

December 15, 2020

5 Steps to Retirement Readiness: New Webinar Topic for Your Employees
To: State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

December 9, 2020

ABP and DCRP In-Service Distributions Under the Terms of the CARES Act
To: Certifying Officers and Supervisors of Certifying Officers

December 7, 2020

Understanding Pension Benefit for Your Employees
To: Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

December 4, 2020

Exploring Your Pension Options: PERS & TPAF Retirement Webinar Series
To: Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

December 2, 2020

Exploring Your Pension Options: PERS & TPAF Retirement Webinar Series
To: Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

November 12, 2020

Social Security Webinar for Your Employees
To: State Monthly and Biweekly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

October 30, 2020

2021 Health Benefit Deductions
To: State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resources Directors, and Benefit Administrators

October 19, 2020

Expiration to Request Suspension of Loan Repayment under the CARES Act
To: Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF), Police and Firemen's Retirement System (PFRS), State Police Retirement System (SPRS), and Judicial Retirement System (JRS)

October 8, 2020

Retirement Planning Webinar for Your Employees
To: Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

October 8, 2020

3rd Quarter IROC
To: Cycle 2 Certifying Officers

September 25, 2020

3rd Quarter IROC
To: Cycle 1 Certifying Officers

September 15, 2020

New Webinar Topic for Your Employees
To: Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

September 10, 2020

The N.J. State Employees’ Virtual Passport to Your Benefits
To: Certifying Officers, State Biweekly Employers

August 31, 2020

Certification to Suspend Loan Repayment Under the CARES Act
To: Certifying Officers of State Monthly, Local Government, and Local Education Employers

August 17, 2020

Additional Retirement Planning Webinar Dates for Your Employees
To: Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

August 10, 2020

Retirement Planning Webinar for Your Employees
To: Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

August 7, 2020

2nd Quarter 2020 IROC
To: Cycle 2 Certifying Officers

June 25, 2020

2nd Quarter 2020 IROC
To: Cycle 1 Certifying Officers

June 16, 2020

Pension Education Opportunities for Your Employees – Upcoming Webinar Dates
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

May 26, 2020

Employer Training Webinars Available
To: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

May 1, 2020

Employer Liability for Annual Pension Contribution Now Due
Certifying Officers of PERS and PFRS Participating Local Employers

April 22, 2020

Employer Liability for Early Retirement Incentive 1, 2, 3 & 4 Programs Now Due
Certifying Officers of TPAF Participating Local Employers

April 22, 2020

COVID-19 Resource Page for SHBP and SEHBP Members
Certifying Officers of SHBP- and SEHBP-Participating Employers

April 20, 2020

Employer Administrative Access in EPIC
Certifying Officers

April 17, 2020

Update to SHBP 60-Day Waiver Form
Certifying Officers of SHBP-Participating Employers

April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Employer Toolkit
Certifying Officers of SHBP/SEHBP-Participating Employers

March 26, 2020

1st Quarter 2020 IROC
Cycle 2 Certifying Officers

March 25, 2020

1st Quarter 2020 IROC
Cycle 1 Certifying Officers

March 13, 2020

NEW Employer Training Opportunities Available
Local Government and Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

February 10, 2020

Livongo for Diabetes Program
Certifying Officers of employers enrolled in the SHBP and SEHBP

February 6, 2020

Workers’ Compensation Carrier Information Required To Complete Accidental Disability Retirement Certification
Certifying Officers, All Funds

February 3, 2020

Retirement Seminar Dates for Your Employees
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

January 28, 2020
Subject Date

Reminder: Electronic Fund Transmittal Required for Pension Loans
Certifying Officers, All Funds

December 27, 2019

4th Quarter 2019 IROC
All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers

December 26, 2019

Employer Liability for Annual Pension Contribution
Certifying Officers of PERS and PFRS

December 18, 2019

Employer Liability for Early Retirement Incentive 1, 2, 3 & 4 Programs
Certifying Officers of TPAF

December 18, 2019
4th Quarter 2019 IROC
Cycle 1 Certifying Officers
December 10, 2019
Tiered Network Incentive for Aetna Liberty members transitioning to Horizon OMNIA
State Biweekly, State Monthly, and Local Government Certifying Officers
December 10, 2019
ABP/ACTS Provider Services Extension Approved for MassMutual
ABP Certifying Officers
December 10, 2019
Social Security Benefits Seminars – More Locations, Additional Dates
All Certifying Officers
November 6, 2019
Election to Waive ABP Participation for Members of PERS/TPAF Form
ABP Certifying Officers
October 25, 2019
Retirement Seminar Dates for Your Employees
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
October 25, 2019
New Social Security Benefits Seminar for Your Employees
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
October 4, 2019
Employer Participation and Continuation of Modified Incentive Program for Joining the State Health Benefits Program’s (SHBP) Tiered-Network Plans
Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefit Administrators
October 4, 2019
3rd Quarter 2019 IROC
All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers
September 25, 2019
3rd Quarter 2019 IROC
All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers
September 13, 2019
Fall Retirement Seminar Dates for Your Employees
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefits Administrators
September 3, 2019
Save the Date: The N.J. State Employees' Benefits Fair at Thomas Edison State University on October 2, 2019
Certifying Officers, State Biweekly Employers
August 30, 2019
ABP Application for Retirement
Certifying Officers of the Alternate Benefit Program
August 16, 2019
P.L. 2019, c. 157 (Chapter 157) - Employer Confirmation of Distribution Form
Certifying Officers of the PFRS
August 16, 2019
P.L. 2019, c. 157 (Chapter 157) - Employer Confirmation of Distribution Form
Certifying Officers of the PFRS
August 16, 2019
Additional Retirement Seminar and Webinar Dates for your Employees
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
July 26, 2019
2nd Quarter 2019 IROC
Certifying Officers
July 17, 2019
Certification of Service and Final Salary for Retirement
State Biweekly Certifying Officers
July 3, 2019
2nd Quarter 2019 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations)
All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers
June 17, 2019
Additional Retirement Seminar and Webinar Dates for your Employees
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
June 6, 2019
Employer Training Sessions Available
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
May 9, 2019
Additional Retirement Seminar and Webinar Dates for your Employees
April 4, 2019
1st Quarter 2019 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations)
All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers
March 25, 2019
1st Quarter 2019 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations)
All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers
March 15, 2019
New Employer training Opportunities Available
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
March 5, 2019
Document Submission Deadline — Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit
Certifying Officers and Human Resource Staff participating in the State Health Benefits Program and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program
February 25, 2019
Retirement Seminars and Informational Webinars for Employees
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
February 22, 2019
Pension Education Opportunities for Your Employees — Upcoming Webinar Dates
Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators
January 10, 2019

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Last Updated: Tuesday, 09/14/21