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Website redesign and domain change

September 12, 2017

On August 19, 2017, the Employees Retirement System of Texas(ERS)launched its redesigned website and domain name.

Texa$aver Target Date Funds update

September 12, 2017

On July 7, 2017, the LifePath® Portfolio Index Funds F replaced the Wells Fargo Dow Jones Target Date Funds.

A message from the State Employee Charitable Campaign

September 12, 2017

For more than two decades, state employees have generously supported the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC).

Higher HealthSelect costs for out-of-network freestanding ERs

September 12, 2017

Starting September 1, 2017, HealthSelectSM of Texas and HealthSelect Out-of-State participants will pay a higher copay for care at freestanding emergency rooms (ERs) that are not in the HealthSelect network.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas becomes HealthSelect plan administrator

September 12, 2017

On September 1, 2017, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) became the new plan administrator for HealthSelectSM of Texas and Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM.

Executive Director’s Corner

September 12, 2017

On August 23, the ERS Board of Trustees made important decisions about your benefits. These decisions were aimed at protecting your retirement security while also allowing the state to fulfill its commitments to future retirees.

Fall Enrollment dates

September 12, 2017

Annual Fall Enrollment 2017 for Medicare–eligible retirees

Annuity payment dates

September 12, 2017

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.

A conversation with incoming ERS Trustee Catherine A. Melvin

September 12, 2017

For more than 20 years, internal auditor Catherine A. Melvin, has excelled in a job that is little understood and under- appreciated–that is, until her efforts helped an organization achieve its goals and objectives...

Discount Purchase Program

September 11, 2017

Fall into great savings with your Discount Purchase Program.

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