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The Board approved PY18 premium rates for Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) plans (except Medicare plans). Plan Year 2018 rates increase slightly or not at all.
On May 10, Catherine Melvin of the Texas Department of Public Safety became the newest trustee.
Summer Enrollment for employees and retirees not eligible for Medicare takes place June 26 through July 28, 2017.
Choosing health benefits is a big decision, one
that only you and your family can make. Take time to consider all of your
Get ready for Summer Enrollment by brushing up
on the terms that you will see as you consider your health care options.
for retirement at following this easy, three-step process.
In late August 2017, ERS will launch its redesigned website.
June is Child vision awareness and vision research month.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBTX) will be the new plan administrator for HealthSelect of Texas 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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