Ready to kick the tobacco habit?November 1, 2023
Tobacco use is a leading killer in the United States, causing more than 480,000 deaths each year. If you’re interested in stopping tobacco use, we have resources to help.
Talking retirement with Texa$averNovember 1, 2023
The Texa$averSM 401(k) / 457 Program is managed by a team whose only goal is to help you with your retirement plans. Here, one of them answers some common questions.
Express Scripts gearing up to administer the HealthSelect Prescription Drug Program beginning Jan. 1, 2024November 1, 2023
Express Scripts® enters the final phase of preparations to be the third-party administrator for the HealthSelectSM Prescription Drug Program (DPP) on Jan. 1, 2024. Optum Rx continues administering the plan through Dec. 31, 2023.
RSV vaccine now available for infants and adults age 60-plusNovember 1, 2023
The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common respiratory virus. Although it usually causes only mild, cold-like symptoms, RSV can be serious. Infants and older adults. Vaccines are now available to protect some infants and young children and adults age 60 years and older, all of whom are more likely to develop severe RSV and need hospitalization. The HealthSelect of TexasSM and Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM medical plans cover RSV vaccination for these groups.
Connecting with survivors: A HealthSelect participant shares her breast cancer storyOctober 4, 2023
Maria’s life forever changed with one phone call from her doctor: “You have breast cancer.” Maria’s survival story reminds us that getting regular screenings is the best way to find breast cancer early. Read about the life-changing support she received from her HealthSelectSM medical plan—and from an inspirational group of women who helped her along the way.
Join the Fitness Program and save moneyOctober 4, 2023
Get fit this fall! Take advantage of the Fitness Program available through your HealthSelectSM medical plan to access fitness facilities where you live, work and travel. When you join in October, you’ll save money with no enrollment fee.
Quarterly update about ERS Trust Fund performanceOctober 4, 2023
The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) Retirement Trust Fund continues to deliver well on its long-term investment goals. Let's take a closer look at the Fund and its performance.
Have you heard? There's a hearing loss epidemic. The remedy will be music to your ears.October 4, 2023
Whether you’re rocking out to your favorite workout playlist, getting as close as possible to the stage at a live music event, crushing a video game opponent or just drowning out your coworkers, be kind to your ears. Here’s how.
Long Description: ERS Trust vs. Policy BenchmarkOctober 4, 2023
Long Description: ERS Trust vs. Policy Benchmark
Changes to your Oct. 1 paycheckSeptember 6, 2023
Any changes you made to your benefits during Summer Enrollment will show on your Oct. 1 paycheck. Know what to expect by reviewing these reminders.