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Contribution limits in 2021 unchanged for Texa$aver 401(k) / 457 accounts

December 2, 2020

The contribution limits for your Texa$averSM 401(k) or 457 account in the 2021 tax year will be the same as in 2020. If you’re age 50 or older, the special catch-up contribution limit also remains the same.

Holiday shoppers: stay safe and save with the Discount Purchase Program

December 2, 2020

This holiday season, shopping online to avoid crowded stores and malls may be more of a necessity than a choice. If you’re going to be making your list and checking it twice in front of your computer, don’t forget to take advantage of the Discount Purchase Program.

Take control of holiday stress

December 2, 2020

Some of our major holidays are around the corner, and many of us need support and resources to reduce stress and maintain our health and wellness during this time. If you are a participant in a Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP), your GBP health plan has you covered with emotional and mental health benefits.

So glad you asked! Answers to your questions about the TexFlex flexible spending account (FSA) program

November 4, 2020

The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) thanks you for tuning in to the TexFlexSM flexible spending account program webinars we conducted this year.

HealthSelect participants: preventive care is important—even during a pandemic

November 4, 2020

Preventive checkups and screenings are important for maintaining wellness and long-term health, even during a pandemic.

Prior authorization for prescription drugs: what you need to know

November 4, 2020

Does your medication need a prior authorization (PA)? The PA review process helps determine if the HealthSelectSM  Prescription Drug Program covers the medication.

Retirement readiness: tune in to ERS’ webinar for guidance from a Texa$aver Retirement Plan Advisor

November 4, 2020

Planning for retirement can be pretty complicated. Tune in to one of our November webinars about the Texa$averSM 401(k) / 457 Program and hear a Texa$aver Retirement Plan Advisor’s outlook on how to reach your financial goals. 

Proposed changes to ERS rules to be presented at December 8-9 Board meeting

November 4, 2020

The ERS Board of Trustees will consider proposed amendments at their December meeting.

HealthSelect participants: waive the Fitness Program enrollment fee in November

November 4, 2020

Staying active is more important than ever. With enhancements to the Well onTarget® Fitness Program, and an opportunity to join with no enrollment fee, now may be the perfect time to jump back into fitness! If you are a HealthSelectSM participant, you have until November 30 to join with no enrollment fee.

Staying in your health plan’s network will save you money

October 7, 2020

It pays to stay in-network. Help protect yourself from surprise health care bills with these steps.
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