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.
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