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Don't wait too long if you plan to buy service credit. You should make your purchase by August 31. You’ll pay more for several types of service credit come September 1
You never have to worry about ERS forgetting your birthday. It’s standard practice for the agency to mail state agency workers a Statement of Retirement Benefits (SRB) shortly after their birthday month every year.
More than 40,000 people were killed in car or roadway accidents last year and distracted driving is a main cause of those accidents, says the National Safety Council (NSC).
To get the highest level of benefits and save the most money, HealthSelect of Texas participants must choose an in-network primary care physician (PCP).
If you’re an active employee with health insurance through the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP), you are automatically insured with Basic Term Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance at $5,000 each. You may also enroll in or apply for additional protection for yourself as well as for your spouse and children, at negotiated group rates.
Are you about to turn 65? Attend a Medicare Preparation seminar and learn about Medicare and how it works with your ERS benefits.
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has more forgotten and abandoned property than ever before. Check their new website for your unclaimed money.
On January 25, Aon Hewitt, the company that manages dependent verification for ERS, changed to Alight Solutions (Alight).
Generally, direct-deposit annuities are sent on the last business day of the month and paper checks are mailed on the second-to-last business day of the month.
Are you taking full advantage of your Discount Purchase ProgramSM?
Vanessa Alba has had many victories since she had a stroke five years ago. Her fierce determination, along with a health care plan that offer great support, have led to restored health and independence.
At the early stages of breast cancer, sometimes the tumors are so small, they cannot be felt—no matter how thorough the self-examination. That’s what Jennifer Gaskill found. Her annual mammogram proved to be a lifesaver.
Most evenings, ERS retiree Charlie Keen enjoys some of the most beautiful sunsets in Texas from the deck of his home overlooking Lake Travis.
Eligible HealthSelect participants can join Real Appeal, an online program to improve health and wellness.
Meet Virginia L. Harwell, the founder of Real Appeal