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  • Do you take prescription Nexium? Keep reading for an important update

    HealthSelect participants should continue to take brand-name Nexium for now, even though a generic is available.

    New retirement savings planning app

    Want to see your Texa$aver account in a snap? Now you can—with our new web app!

    Don't just sit there

    Register today for the United at Work webinar Get Up & Go, on Tuesday, March 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Get Up & Go is a fun fitness webinar that will teach you the many benefits of daily physical activity.

    How high is your dental IQ?

    If you are a State of Texas Dental Choice or HumanaDental DHMO participant, take a free dental health assessment.

    Ask a question. Then, cast a vote!

    The ERS Board of Trustees Candidate Forum is March 9. Voting starts March 6. Do you know who you're voting for? The candidate forum may help you decide.

    Where in Texas do most ERS members live?

    Did you know 96% of State of Texas retirees continue to live in Texas? Or that the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) paid about $2.7 billion in health claims in fiscal year 2014? ERS at a Glance has a number of facts like these.

    Get to know the Board of Trustees candidates

    The ERS Board of Trustees has a seat up for election, and it’s up to you to vote. Board of Trustees members make important decisions about ERS-administered benefits that affect you, your current and former coworkers and your families-- in all, about one in 50 Texans. Certification of the candidates for Board of Trustees election and ballot order selection will take place  February 11 at ERS.

    Meet your wellness strategists

    The 1980s had Richard Simmons. The 2010s have Shaun T. And HealthSelectSM of Texas has Blair Gowens and Tracie Wood. These two fitness gurus are full-time wellness consultants and strategists for HealthSelect. They work closely with ERS to create and run wellness strategies that have helped many participants lead more productive, healthier lives.

    Pain in the back? Let’s tackle that

    An aching back can have a huge effect on your daily life, even when you try to sleep. It’s one of the most common health issues that Texans face. Aching backs steal your sick days and productive hours at work. So, what should you do if you have a sore back? 

    Stay connected to your TexFlex account

    PayFlex makes it easy for you to stay connected to your TexFlex account! Here are some ways you can stay up to date with your account information and manage your account throughout the plan year.


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