Carnegie Mellon University

Retirees

Carnegie Mellon offers retiree medical coverage for full-time benefits-eligible retired employees and their spouses/partners.

*Medicare HMO participants must complete a carrier enrollment form, in addition to completing the Carnegie Mellon Enrollment/Change form.

Eligibility

You are eligible for coverage through COBRA by paying the COBRA rate until age 65 for yourself, your spouse/partner and your dependent children.

You are eligible for medical and prescription benefits coverage for yourself and your spouse at the rates specified.

Carnegie Mellon options include:

Rates are based on years of service at Carnegie Mellon.

You may also participate in Carnegie Mellon's active health plans through COBRA for up to 18 months. However, participation through COBRA is not considered creditable coverage for the purposes of avoiding the penalty for late enrollment in Medicare.