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RPEA Supports Fellow Retirees

To show solidarity with all retirees, RPEA has written to members of the New York Congressional Delegation urging them to stabilize the multi-employer pension fund crisis affecting our fellow retirees. Many of those retirees were employed in the trucking industry…

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Retirees Voice Concern over Health Insurance Proposal

The Retired Public Employees Association (RPEA) representing the interests of nearly 500,000 state and local government retirees, today expressed concern about the elimination of all private health insurance in New York, and the creation of a new single payer health…

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Health Care Notice Measure Vetoed

RPEA Executive Director, Edward Farrell, is quoted in the Times Union regarding Governor Cuomo's veto of the 30 Day Notice Bill. Click Here to read the entire article publish in the Times Union on January 8, 2019

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RPEA Calls Upon Govenor to Fix NYSHIP Regulation

CLICK HERE to view letter to Governor Cuomo RPEA has been informed that our challenge to the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) regulation regarding access to Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) services is now being reviewed by the Department of…

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New Shingles Vaccine (Shingrix) Is Now Available

New Shingles Vaccine (Shingrix) is now available Shingles vaccination protects against shingles and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), the most common complication from shingles. CDC recommends that healthy adults 50 years and older get two doses of the shingles vaccine called Shingrix®, separated…

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RPEA Plays Important Role for Local Retirees

RPEA has recently been involved in health insurance issues for retirees of both Rockland and Schenectady Counties. The Rockland County Executive planned to pull its retirees out of the New York State Health Insurance Plan (NYSHIP) and move them to…

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