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Executive Director's Corner

March 7, 2018

One of the most important things we do here at ERS is making monthly annuity payments to retirees like you. In fact, we think about it as job one!

New Medicare card

March 7, 2018

If you are on Medicare, look for your new Medicare card over the next several months. Starting April 2018 through April 2019, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will mail replacement Medicare cards to all Medicare beneficiaries.

Quick and easy DIY projects to save green and go green

March 7, 2018

Take Care of Texas, a program sponsored by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), offers some easy do-it-yourself projects that can save you money and help protect our environment!

Board adopts rules for advisory committee

March 7, 2018

At its December 2017 meeting, the ERS Board of Trustees adopted an amendment to administrative rule 63.17. This amendment supports the Group Benefits Advisory Committee (GBAC). 

ERS annuity payment dates

March 7, 2018

Generally, direct-deposit annuities are sent on the last business day of the month and paper checks are mailed on the second-to-last business day of the month.

Name change for dependent verification: Alight Solutions

March 7, 2018

On January 25, Aon Hewitt, the company that manages dependent verification for ERS, changed to Alight Solutions (Alight).

Already checked for unclaimed money? Check again!

March 7, 2018

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has more forgotten and abandoned property than ever before. Check their new website for your unclaimed money. 

Medicare Preparation Seminar

March 7, 2018

Are you about to turn 65? Attend a Medicare Preparation seminar and learn about Medicare and how it works with your ERS benefits. 

Discount Purchase Program

March 7, 2018

Are you taking full advantage of your Discount Purchase ProgramSM?

End-of-the-year reminder

December 10, 2017

Remember to update your personal information by January 3, 2018.

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