COBRA allows for continuation of coverage, but is limited to the benefits you have when you leave employment for a maximum of 18 months. If you choose COBRA continuation coverage, you will pay the full cost of your premium(s) directly to ERS.
Rates include 2% administrative fee.
If you are a tobacco user, an additional
Tobacco User Premium is added to your health premium cost.
HumanaDental administers the State of Texas Dental Choice PlanSM (PPO),
If you or any of your dependents are certified as disabled (Title II or XVI), you may continue insurance for up to an extra 11 months. If you think you or your dependents qualify for this extension, send ERS a copy of your Social Security Administration Notice of Award letter including the date that the disability began.
An 18-month continuation period may be extended to 36 months for your dependents in the event of death, divorce, or the loss of status as a dependent child.
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