News About Your Benefits

The time to get your flu shot is now!

October 3, 2018

What's one thing on most of our fall calendars?  Getting a flu shot.  If you are enrolled in a health plan through the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP), you can get a flu shot at no cost to you.

Use the right card—and stay in the network

October 3, 2018

You're ready to protect yourself from the flu. Where should you go to get your shot? Which card do you use? Your questions are answered here.

Make drug safety a habit

October 3, 2018

Many of us understand that it's important to  follow safety guidelines when we throw out old prescriptions.  What's also key to drug safety? Taking prescription and over-the-counter medicines as directed.

Take stock of your financial fitness and retirement readiness

October 3, 2018

National Retirement Security Week takes place from October 21 through October 27, 2018. Take stock of your retirement readiness—and learn more about the team that keeps the Texa$averSM 401(k) / 457 Program running.

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!

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