News About Your Benefits

Protecting your retirement

September 5, 2018

You have a valuable asset: your State of Texas Retirement defined benefit plan. If you’re looking for professional investment or financial advice, do your research—especially if you’re contacted directly by advisors.

Plan Year 2018 TexFlex balances and claims

September 5, 2018

It's the end of Plan Year 2018. Learn what your next steps are if you haven't used we all of the funds in your TexFlex flexible spending account (FSA).

Changes in your October paycheck

September 5, 2018

It's a new plan year, but if you made changes to your benefits during Summer Enrollment, you won't see them reflected if in your pay check until next month.

Highlights from the August 29 ERS Board meeting

September 5, 2018

The ERS Board of Trustees had a busy meeting in August.

Get your fitness on with no enrollment fee

September 5, 2018

We often think of September as back-to-school month. For those enrolled in HealthSelect℠ of Texas or Consumer Directed HealthSelect℠, this September is also back-to-fitness month.

Eat more fruits and veggies

September 5, 2018

Add more fruits and vegetables to your diet—they're good for you!

State wellness coordinators share ideas to promote wellness in the workplace

September 5, 2018

Wellness program coordinators play a key role in helping their colleagues make healthy lifestyle choices.

Summer Enrollment is over… now what?

August 1, 2018

The new plan year is right around the corner. Learn about your next steps.

Keep your health and drug plan ID card—unless you made changes

August 1, 2018

It’s a new plan year. If you’ve changed health plans or made other changes, you will receive new cards. Otherwise, the cards you have now will do just fine.

HMOs: Drug deductible starts over September 1

August 1, 2018

Enrolled in an HMO? Remember that your drug deductible resets on September 1.

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