What is Hero’s Honor?

Published 11/30/2015 01:33 PM   |    Updated 04/01/2016 12:38 PM
What is Hero's Honor?

Hero's Honor is a special death benefit available to some emergency medical service (EMS) providers. It is managed by the Indiana Public Retirement System. For only $100 per year, per employee, Hero's Honor provides a $150,000 line-of-duty special death benefit to:

  • EMS workers employed by a person that has contracted with a political subdivision;
  • Police officers and firefighters who work for non-state post-secondary educational institutions; and
  • Firefighters who work for a public use airport that maintains a fire department.

For more information about the benefit, click here

Call our Customer Service Center with your concerns toll-free at (888) 286-3544. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, or e-mail questions to questions@inprs.in.gov.
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