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Glaucoma awareness

January 10, 2018

Like many “silent” diseases, once you become aware that you have a sight problem caused by glaucoma, it may be too late to treat the disease. Learn what steps you can take to protect your vision.

 

Cervical Health Awareness

January 10, 2018

It may feel awkward to talk about diseases that are spread through sexual contact, but not having such a conversation can be deadly. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection, but you don’t have to catch it. Learn how to protect yourself and others from HPV.

Weight management

January 10, 2018

According to Statistic Brain, the #1 New Year’s Resolution was… can you guess? If you answered: to lose weight and eat healthier, you are right! 

If losing weight is a resolution you’ve set for yourself, and you’re enrolled in a HealthSelect plan administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), you have resources to help you reach your goal.

Update your contact information with ERS

December 6, 2017

Go to your ERS online account to make changes to your personal information. If you don’t make those updates, you may not get important benefits and tax information when you need it.

PPO? HMO? Point-of-service? HDHP? What does it all mean?

December 6, 2017

Whether you're new to the workplace or have been around for a few years, making sense of health insurance can be challenging. Once you learn more about how your health plan works, you'll have one less thing to worry about if you or your family members get sick.

Contribution limits for your Texa$aver retirement fund announced

December 6, 2017

The IRS announced retirement plan contribution limits for the 2018 tax year.

Do you have questions about filing a short-term or long-term disability claim?

December 6, 2017

You need the right information at the right time when filing for disability.

Deadline to submit TexFlex claims for Plan Year 2017 FSA expenses fast approaching

December 6, 2017

Your health and dependent care claims for Plan Year 2017 must be postmarked by December 30, 2017.

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 6, 2017

It's never too late to get a flu shot! Avoid the aches and pains of this seasonal illness.

Heading home for the holidays? Be prepared for emergency care when traveling

December 6, 2017

When packing for your holiday excursion, don't forget your health and prescription drug insurance cards!

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