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Don’t lose any $$$ if you are enrolled in a TexFlex Flexible Spending Account

October 3, 2017

Check TexFlexSM balances and file claims for Plan Year 2017

Accepting applications for the Group Benefits Advisory Committee

October 3, 2017

ERS will be accepting applications through October 15 to serve on the Group Benefits Advisory Committee (GBAC).

National Retirement Security Week is October 15-21, 2017

October 3, 2017

If you are feeling a little uncertain about your retirement savings, you aren't alone

Flu season is here. Protect yourself!

October 3, 2017

It's that time of year again, time to roll up our sleeves and get that flu shot.

New assumed rate of return will have a big impact for ERS Retirement Trust Fund

September 6, 2017

At its August 23 meeting, the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) Board of Trustees voted to adjust the assumed rate of return on investment of the ERS Retirement Trust Fund to 7.5%, down from 8%.

A conversation with incoming Board of Trustee Catherine A. Melvin

September 6, 2017

When she ran for a seat on the ERS Board of Trustees, she said she “had over 500,000 reasons to run.” We asked Melvin to tell us more about how she hopes to represent state employees’ interests as a Trustee.

Start using your new ID cards

September 6, 2017

HealthSelect members, as we reminded you last month, you should have received your new medical cards for the new plan year, which began September 1. As we mentioned, you will now have a card for your health care and one for your prescription drugs, along with other plans you may have enrolled in, such as dental and vision.

It pays to stay in the network!

September 6, 2017

HealthSelectSM of Texas and Consumer Directed HealthSelect participants will pay less if they see providers in the HealthSelect network.

HealthSelect members: Get information about your health benefits, anytime, anywhere

September 6, 2017

Now that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is the HealthSelect plan administrator, you can register for Blue Access for MembersSM.

Welcome to ERS’ redesigned website

September 6, 2017

The ERS website has a fresh new look and feel. We want the new website to be user friendly so we restructured and streamlined the content, making it is easier for you to find the information you may need.

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