HEALTH BENEFIT PREMIUMS FOR MARYLAND STATE RETIREES. In order to effectively administer benefit changes, necessary adjustments and premium reconciliation, a policy change with respect to premium deductions for retirees has been implemented. Health benefit premiums can now be deducted from your Supplemental Pension check. If you are interested in making this change, please forward your request to RetireeInfo@co.pg.md.us . This change will help us better serve you with greater efficiency and accuracy.