Report a Retiree’s Death

We are very sorry for your loss. We understand that this is a difficult time, and SHBP would like to do everything we can to make it easier for you and your family.

How to Report a Retiree's Death

To report a Retirees Death to SHBP, please complete the form further below. You should also contact the State Retirement System (e.g., ERS or TRS).

After You Report the Retiree’s Death

  • You will receive an acknowledgement email
  • SHBP will transition any covered Surviving Spouse and/or Surviving Child eligible to continue coverage to a separate SHBP account so he/she may access their coverage information.
  • If a refund is owed for premiums submitted to SHBP after the Retiree’s month of death, SHBP will contact the Personal Representative within 3 business days or mail a letter to the Retiree’s address on file within 7 days requesting the Estate complete an IRS W-9 Form.