Benefits information for retirees

What you need to know

Although you’ve retired from BAE Systems, you may need to access benefits information from time to time. This page includes frequent questions and issues you may have during retirement and how to contact the appropriate plan administrator.

Benefits questions and information

General benefits information

If you need help with:

  • Questions about your active benefits coming to an end and options for continuing coverage
  • COBRA questions and assistance
  • Understanding your retiree benefit eligibility 
  • Completing Medicare enrollment forms
  • Summary Plan Description (SPD) or plan document questions
  • Retirement process for health insurance
  • Financial advice (provided by Alight Financial Advisors)
  • Personal information updates

Whom to contact

BAE Systems Benefit Center
1-888-900-4223
8 a.m.–8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday 
Website

Updating your information

If you need help with:

  • Employment and personal information updates
  • W-2 questions (generally related to employment or retiree life insurance)

Important note

In addition to updating your personal information with the BAE Systems Resource Center, you must also update your personal information with the BAE Systems Benefit Center and, in some cases, directly with the company providing or administering your benefit. Review the benefits contacts on this page to determine whom you need to contact.

Whom to contact

BAE Systems Resource Center 
1-855-223-4782
8 a.m.–8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday

Help

For questions or issues related to any of the benefits listed here that you have been unable to resolve directly with the respective contact

Whom to contact

BAE Systems Resource Center 
1-855-223-4782
8 a.m.–8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday

Retiree insurance

Retiree medical plan

Administered through the Aon Retiree Health Exchange

For help with your retiree medical insurance plan, including:

  • Initial and ongoing enrollment in health insurance as a retiree
  • Questions about your plans
  • Issues that involve your insurance carrier
  • Claim denials and incorrect payments
  • Billing disputes, authorizations and referrals
  • Insurance coordination
  • Aging into Medicare
  • Evaluating your options during the annual Open Enrollment Period
  • Changing plans outside of the annual Open Enrollment Period

Retiree Health Reimbursement Account plan

Administered by Alight YSA

If you need help with your retiree Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), including retiree HRA funding, balances, claims, and reimbursements

Whom to contact

Aon Retiree Health Exchange
1-844-779-9565
8 a.m.–8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday
Website

Retiree life insurance plan

Administered by The Hartford

For help with retiree life insurance, offered by the legacy Land & Armaments business to non-union employees hired before January 1, 2009, with 10 or more years of service, including:

  • Confirmation of your eligibility and coverage amount
  • How to file a claim
  • Beneficiary election changes

Whom to contact

BAE Systems Benefit Center
1-888-900-4223
8 a.m.–8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday
Website

Retiree savings and income

401(k) Savings Plan

For questions regarding your defined contribution retirement plan

Whom to contact

BAE Systems Benefit Center
1-888-900-4223
8 a.m.–8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday
Website

Pension plan

If you need help with your pension plan (a defined benefit retirement income plan offered by some BAE Systems businesses to employees hired before January 1, 2010) including:

  • Questions about your pension benefit eligibility 
  • Filling out benefit election paperwork
  • Pension calculations and payments
  • Retirement income verification
  • Questions about any received plan communications
  • Changes to your tax withholding and/or direct deposit 
  • Personal information updates
  • Death of a retiree or beneficiary that you need to report

Whom to contact

BAE Systems US Pensions Service Center
1-866-321-6633
8 a.m.–8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday
Website

Division of assets

For questions about dividing your pension or 401(k) assets due to divorce

Whom to contact

Groom Law Group
Email

Executive benefits

Medical Executive Reimbursement Plan

For questions regarding the Medical Executive Reimbursement Plan (MERP)

Whom to contact

Cigna One Guide Service
1-800-530-1314
8 a.m.–12 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday
Website

Incentive or executive share plan

For questions about the long-term incentive plan or the executive share plan

Whom to contact

Equiniti Premier Services
44(0) 330 123 0019
9 a.m.–5 p.m. UK, Monday through Friday
Email
Website

Deferred Compensation plan

For questions about the Deferred Compensation plan, a nonqualified plan that allows employees who are Global Grade 14 or higher to defer a portion of their compensation to a future date

Whom to contact

Prudential
1-800-824-0040
9 a.m.–9 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday
Website