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News About Your Benefits

What’s changing in the new plan year?

June 6, 2018

On May 23, the ERS Board of Trustees approved premiums and benefits changes for Plan Year 2019.

Summer Enrollment is coming soon

June 6, 2018

The decision you make about health coverage may be the most important one you make about your benefits. 

Get to know your optional benefits: TexFlex

June 6, 2018

TexFlex flexible spending accounts (FSAs) allow you to set aside pre-tax money to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care, dependent care and commuter expenses.

Health care services while on vacation

June 6, 2018

If you travel this summer, remember to prepare for unexpected medical issues.

Highlights from the May 2018 Board of Trustees meeting

June 6, 2018

Read about the Employees Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees and Investment Advisory Committee meeting, held on May 23, 2018. 

Have fun in the sun, but protect yourself

June 6, 2018

Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetimesj? Fortunately, this type of cancer is preventable, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.

Preparing for a great Summer Enrollment

June 4, 2018

ERS staff is busy getting everything ready for you. Be on the lookout for your Personal Benefits Enrollment Statement (PBES). This will come in the mail to you before your Summer Enrollment phase starts.

HealthSelect costs are higher for out-of-network care

May 2, 2018


HealthSelectSM of Texas is a point-of-service plan. You can get care from providers even if they aren’t in the network. But if you do, you are likely to pay more for those services.

WorkLife Walk-in Clinic by UT Health Austin

May 2, 2018


A walk-in clinic is now available as an option for those who work in the Capitol Complex and are enrolled in HealthSelectSM.

Get ready for 2018 Summer Enrollment

May 2, 2018


Summer Enrollment is coming soon. It’s time to start thinking about your health insurance and other benefits. Do you want to make changes?

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