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  • Face of ERS: Marybeth Byrd, Customer Service Representative and Front Desk

    At age 69, Marybeth brings more than 40 years of customer service experience to ERS.

    Pump up 401(k) and 457 savings

    Watch a video on how Texa$aver can help you achieve a more financially secure future, and learn tips on how to have fun this summer AND save money for retirement at the same time.

    TexFlex participants: Using your Plan Year 2015 funds

    Learn ways you could lose some of your TexFlex account funds, key dates and terms, and information on account balances and debit cards.

    We like to move it, move it

    Register today for a wellness webinar, Stand for Health, on Tuesday, August 18.

    Texas Legislature shores up retirement fund, asks for new health plan option

    This spring, the 84th Texas Legislature took major steps to preserve your retirement benefits, offer you more benefit options and increase certain benefits.

    Look for your new medical ID card in the mail this month

    Most health plan participants will receive a new medical ID card in the next few weeks.

    Benefits enrollment for same-sex spouses of Texas Employees Group Benefits Program members begins July 1, 2015

    Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on June 26, 2015, regarding same-sex marriage, state agency and higher education employees and retired employees eligible for the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) will be able to enroll their same-sex spouses and dependent children of those spouses in the same coverages and services, and at the same cost, as opposite-sex spouses.

    Save money with TexFlex

    A TexFlex account offers you tax-free savings for health and dependent care expenses.

    Already enrolled in TexFlex?

    If you’re a current TexFlex participant, the current administrator, PayFlex will continue to process Plan Year 2015 claims received by August 31, 2015. Here’s information on the new website, customer service and important reminders.  

    Revised benefit information for new HMO

    Starting September 1, 2015, a new HMO, KelseyCare powered by Community Health Choice (KelseyCare powered by Community), will be available to eligible participants in the Houston area.


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