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Sleep4Health, a United at Work webinar, gives participants the tools and resources needed to sleep better and improve their health.
You can prepare now for 2017 Summer Enrollment, which takes place June 26 through July 28. Start by verifying the contact and other
information you have on file at ERS
It’s that time of year when we are inspired to give our surroundings a
good scrubbing. Spring is also a great time to consider our well-being. Be sure to take advantage of the benefits that let you do that!
You may be seeing your doctor because you’re sick or because it’s time
for your annual check-up. Whatever the reason, you are likely to have
questions. Be sure to get the answers you want and need by being prepared.
Voting is underway in the ERS Board of
Trustees election. You have three ways to participate and must do so by
5 p.m., April 14, 2017.
A candidate forum for the Board of Trustees election will be held in the ERS building on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. The forum provides voters with an opportunity to ask candidates questions about their vision for ERS and member benefits. Get informed and then vote!
Note: Only current ERS members as of January 31, 2017 and retired state employees receiving annuities from ERS are eligible to vote in this election.
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Learn how to cope with knee or hip disorders early in the month. Find
out how to age well a little later in March. Both webinars are brought to you
from United Healthcare.
The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) Board of Trustees awarded the third-party administrator contract for the HealthSelect Prescription Drug Program to OptumRx, an affiliate of UnitedHealthcare, Inc.
The four-year contract runs from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2020. Caremark will continue to administer the HealthSelect Prescription Drug Program through December 31, 2016. Here are a few reminders about the change:
You can visit
www.HealthSelectRx.com for more program information about the change. The website has helpful resources such as the Locate a Pharmacy tool to find an in-network pharmacy through OptumRx, as well as answers to frequently asked questions. You can also contact customer care representatives toll-free at (866) 336-9371, TTY: 711.
Contact Caremark for current prescription drug coverage and claims information through December 31, 2016.
For questions about current prescription drug coverage and costs through the end of this year, call Caremark toll-free at (888) 886-8490. You can view your claims with Caremark online through December 31, 2019 at
Register for the upcoming webinar, Introduction to OptumRx , to learn about the new administrator of HealthSelect Prescription Drug Program on Tuesday, November 29 at 11 a.m. CT.
Posted November 1, 2016
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