Under state law, all people enrolled in Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) health insurance plans must certify their status as tobacco users or non-users.
No longer using tobacco? If you or any dependent you cover has quit using tobacco, sign into your account and click the Tobacco User Certification link to certify a change in tobacco use status.
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Use your online account to certify tobacco use by following these steps:
You can also call ERS toll-free at (866) 399-6908 to certify.
If you have witnessed someone insured through the GBP, including a dependent, using a tobacco product five or more times within the past three consecutive months, please report this information to ERS.
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