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Start the new plan year with a strong dose of prevention

September 4, 2019

It’s the start of a new plan year and a great time to make sure you get all the preventive care screenings, check-ups and vaccinations that are available to you through your health insurance.
 

Changes in your October paycheck

September 4, 2019

Any changes you made to your benefits during Summer Enrollment became effective on September 1. You won’t see how the changes affect your paycheck until October, however.
 

Delta Dental is the new dental benefits administrator

September 4, 2019

The third-party administrator for dental insurance in the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) has changed.
 

Plan Year 2019 TexFlex balances and claims

September 4, 2019

If you contributed to a TexFlex℠ flexible spending account last plan year and did not use all of your funds, all is not lost! Health care FSA and limited FSA participants can carry over $25 to $500 of unused funds from one plan year to the next.
 

Being mindful about breathing

September 4, 2019

It’s not just some new-age fad—many people are finding that practicing mindfulness makes them feel better.  Simple mindfulness exercises can be practiced anywhere. It includes reducing workplace stress by being mindful about things under our control, like breathing. 
 

Wait. I need a primary care provider?

August 7, 2019

One of the most important things you can do to ensure high-quality, cost-effective health care is choose a primary care provider (PCP).  Learn why this is good for you—and for keeping health care costs in check.
 

86th Texas Legislature brings positive changes to insurance benefits

August 7, 2019

During each legislative session, ERS tracks hundreds of bills that may be important to State of Texas workers. Read about the bills that will have a direct impact on ERS’ insurance programs.
 

Brian Barth elected to ERS Board

August 7, 2019

Newly-elected Trustee Brian Barth says his priority is to support the long-term viability of the ERS Retirement Trust Fund. What are some of his other goals? Find out here.
 

It’s August – Have you used your State of Texas Vision benefits?

August 7, 2019

It’s August, but you still have time to use any remaining Plan Year 2019 State of Texas Vision benefits. 
 

Welcome letters are on the way to dental plan enrollees

August 7, 2019

Those who enrolled or continued coverage in the State of Texas Dental Choice Plan or the DeltaCare® USA DHMO plan should get their welcome letters this month
 
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