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Health Options Program

Health Options Program Logo  HOP Administration Unit
Unit PO Box 1764
Lancaster, PA 17608-1764
Health Options Program: 1-800-773-7725
Premium Assistance: 1-866-483-5509
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday—Friday

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Q: I have some questions regarding my health insurance?

A: Contact HOP at 1-800-773-7725, or visit their website.   For Premium Assistance information, call 1-866-483-5509.

Health Options Program

PSERS sponsors the Health Options Program to provide retirees and their dependents access to group health insurance. The benefits provided by Health Options Program are designed to meet the health insurance needs of PSERS retirees. Participation in Health Options Program is voluntary and the benefits are financed by the premiums paid by plan participants.  

You may enroll in Health Options Program within 180 days of a Qualifying Event if you are a:

Qualifying Events include:

Qualifying Events apply to you, and may apply to your spouse, and your dependents. For example, if your spouse or dependents lose coverage under an employer's health plan, they may enroll in the Health Options Program.

Eligible dependents include:

For more information about the Health Options Program or for customer service assistance you should contact HOP Administration Unit directly at 1-800-773-7725 or visit the HOP website at

HOP Business Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday—Friday