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  • Face of ERS: Victoriano
    You hear it in the news all the time. Hackers gain access to a large corporation’s information system that sparks a security breach and panic among millions of customers.
    Don’t delay
    As a hard working employee, ensuring and maintaining financial stability for your loved ones is an essential step in your retirement preparation.
    A big welcome to Doug Danzeiser
    The ERS Board of Trustees selected Doug Danzeiser, Director of the Regulatory Initiatives Office at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), to fill the trustee position left vacant by Cheryl MacBridge's retirement from state service.
    Preventing and managing infectious diseases
    Concerns over infectious diseases have been in the news lately. ERS is providing the following information to help our members better understand their risks and how to prevent infection.
    File Your Disability Claim ASAP
    As soon as you know you’ll be out of work due to a disability, you should file a disability claim by calling TIPP Customer Care at Aon Hewitt.
    Are you prepared for traveling this holiday season?
    There’s nothing like spending time with family or traveling during the holidays. But it's no secret that emergency rooms and health clinics see a spike of visitors during the festive season.
    Use your old TexFlex funds by November 15
    If you have any leftover health care account funds from Plan Year 2014, be sure to use them by the due date.
    Don’t panic—make a plan!
    Most people know that the emergency room isn’t always the best place to go when a medical condition arises. But when your child is bleeding or you aren't sure how injured or sick you are, you might not have time to carefully consider your options for care.
    Make your annual financial checkup

    Take the time during National Save for Retirement Week (NS4RW), October 19-25, to see if you’re on track to retire when you want. 

    Send documentation for newly added dependents

    Eligibility documentation that is dated after the date you add your dependents to coverage won't be accepted, even if it's dated prior to the coverage effective date.


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