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  • Voting closes for ERS Board of Trustees election

    Voting for the ERS Board of Trustees election has closed. Look for results on May 10, 2017!

    2017 Summer Enrollment is coming soon!

    Summer Enrollment for employees and retirees not eligible for Medicare takes place from June 26 through July 28, 2017. Summer Enrollment occurs in two-week phases and you will have an opportunity to make or change your benefit elections when your state agency or higher education institution’s two-week window opens.

    May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

    May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Living with asthma is not always easy, but there are ways you can manage the symptoms.

    The Texa$aver 401(k) / 457 Program Newsletter Makes Its Online Debut

    In April, the Texa$aver Program newsletter, Tex Messages, made the leap from printed to digital delivery.

    A conversation with outgoing Board of Trustee Brian Ragland

    Brian Ragland decided not to seek another term on the ERS Board of Trustees because he believes that once you commit to something, you make a promise. A Board term is six years, “and there are too many unknowns for me,” Mr. Ragland said. “I didn’t want to commit, which is what I think you’re doing when you run.”

    Important Information About Your TexFlex Plan Administrator

    WageWorks, Inc. finalized the acquisition of ADP, LLC’s Spending Account business.

    Public Service Recognition Week is May 7-13, 2017

    The first week of May has been designated Public Service Recognition Week. It's a time to pay tribute to hard-working public servants at every level of government. 

    It’s still HealthSelect of Texas, but BCBSTX will be the new plan administrator

    If you are enrolled in HealthSelectSM of Texas or Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) will replace United Healthcare as your health plan administrator on September 1, 2017.

    April wellness webinar

    Sleep4Health, a United at Work webinar, gives participants the tools and resources needed to sleep better and improve their health. 

    Get ready for 2017 Summer Enrollment

    You can prepare now for 2017 Summer Enrollment, which takes place June 26 through July 28. Start by verifying the contact and other information you have on file at ERS


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