News About Your Benefits

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.

It’s time to spend your TexFlex health care flexible spending account (FSA) funds

August 1, 2018

You have until the end of August to spend any balance over $500 in your health care flexible spending account.

Proposed changes to ERS rules to be presented at August 29 Board meeting

August 1, 2018

Learn more about proposed amendments to ERS rules.

Back to school? Don’t forget immunizations

August 1, 2018

Back-to-school season is a great time to make sure your child’s shot record is up to date.

Prevention is good for you, and good for the health plan

August 1, 2018

If your health plan is in the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP), recommended in-network preventive services are covered at no cost to you. Take steps to prevent illnesses or issues before they cause problems.

ERS ups its commitment to workplace wellness

August 1, 2018

In June 2018, Lacy Wolff joined the ERS team to coordinate wellness efforts across Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) health plans. 

Summer Enrollment is here!

July 5, 2018

From now until July 27, active employees and retirees not enrolled in Medicare will have the opportunity to enroll in new benefit programs or change current coverage for themselves and their eligible dependents.

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