Health Insurance After Retirement

Political subdivision retirees

NHRS members who retire from cities, counties, school districts, towns or other units of local government (not state government) should contact their employer about health insurance after retirement. NHRS law requires participating political subdivision employers to allow their retiring employees to continue health insurance at retirement.

State of New Hampshire retirees

NHRS members who meet eligibility requirements may receive continuing health insurance through the State of New Hampshire. Health insurance for state employees is administered by the Risk Management Unit of the New Hampshire Department of Administrative Services, not by NHRS.

Medical Subsidy

Qualified retired members may be entitled to a medical insurance subsidy, which is a payment made by NHRS to offset the cost of the retired member’s employer-sponsored health insurance coverage.