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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.
Helping you make better, more informed food choices is the intent of National Nutrition Month®, held each year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Current and retired
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) personnel can sign up to receive
information about events and exhibits at the Texas Department of Public Safety
Historical Museum & Research Center.
Consult this list to see which commonly prescribed drugs are covered
Rally is an online app to help you bridge the gap between wanting to get healthy and doing it.
In September, BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas (BCBSTX) will become the new plan administrator for HealthSelect of TexasSM and Consumer Directed HealthSelect.
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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