To provide a means of requesting the amount of benefit paid to a beneficiary of the Teacher Retirement System.
When to Prepare
The case manager prepares Part I of Form H1297 to request benefit information from the Teacher Retirement System.
Number of Copies
The case manager prepares an original and two copies.
The case manager mails the original and first copy to the Teacher Retirement System. He retains the second copy in the case folder. When the reply is received from the Teacher Retirement System, he destroys the copy.
The Teacher Retirement System staff completes Part II of Form 1297 and returns the original to the case manager.
The original of Form 1297 is kept in the case folder for three years after denial of the individual.