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  • ERS Board of Trustee Position

    The Trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) are seeking qualified candidates to apply for the unexpired term of ERS Trustee Cheryl MacBride.

    Save your sick days

    With flu season just around the corner, help keep your family healthy by getting flu shots at no cost to you.

    Changes in your October paycheck

    Premiums, retirement contributions, and Annual Enrollment changes may cause slight changes in your check.

    How to save for retirement on a budget

    Everyone wants to put cash away for a better retirement, but it can be difficult when you’re already on a budget.

    Ongoing dependent eligibility verification reminder

    If you enrolled a new dependent during Annual Enrollment 2014 or if you enroll a new dependent at any time in the future, and your dependent was not verified as eligible in a previous dependent eligibility audit, you’ll need to provide proof of your dependent’s eligibility for coverage to Aon Hewitt.

    Use your TexFlex funds by November 15

    You have until November 15, 2014 to use your funds from Plan Year 2014. You still have until December 31, 2014 to file claims.

    Lisa's benefits story

    My name is Lisa. I work at ERS and am a member of HealthSelectSM of Texas. I travel the state as part of my work. In June, a day before heading out on a business trip, I smashed my toe walking through a doorway. The pain was excruciating.

    Take the ERS 2014 Challenge

    Our goal is to add 2,014 likes in 2014 so more people will know about employee discounts, program updates, and upcoming events.

    Where will you be in 2052?

    The ERS Trust Fund is projected to run dry in 38 years. How might it affect you?

    Prescription drug plan news for Plan Year 2015
    Starting September 1, Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) participants will pay 30% less for Tier 1 prescription drugs, which include most generic drugs.

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