Employee News

  • Upcoming ERS Board of Trustees election

    Nominating petitions will be distributed Monday, January 2, 2017 and the nomination period will end Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 5 p.m.

    Leaner Ways for the Holidays

    Join us for the December United at Work webinar

    ERS Board of Trustees selects BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas as HealthSelect plan administrator

    The ERS Board of Trustees has selected Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) as the third party administrator (TPA) for HealthSelectSM of Texas and Consumer Directed HealthSelect of Texas. The six-year contract for medical administrative services begins September 1, 2017.

    OptumRx® mail service and specialty pharmacy transition

    Prepare for transition to OptumRx on January 1, 2017 with this important information on mail service and specialty pharmacies. Mail service pharmacy

    There’s still time to file TexFlex claims for Plan Year 2016

    You have until December 31, 2016 to file eligible health care claims from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016, and dependent care expenses from September 1, 2015 to November 15, 2016.

    Form 1095-B to report medical coverage

    You should receive Form 1095-B by the end of January 2017

    TIPP checks and direct deposits now coming from ReedGroup

    We’ve recently reported about the transition of our third-party administrator for the Texas Income Protection PlanSM (TIPP) to Reed Group Management, LLC (ReedGroup) which has acquired the business from Aon Hewitt.

    Ways to exercise when you don't have time

    You know exercise can help you improve your health and lose weight. Yet according to the U.S. Surgeon General, one out of every four adults don’t exercise.

    HealthSelect Prescription Drug Program to have new plan administrator

    Register for the Introduction to OptumRx webinar on Tuesday November 29 at 11 a.m.

    Is your ERS contact information up to date?

    At this time of year, it is especially important that ERS has your current mailing address and other contact information.


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