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Certify tobacco use

Use your online account to certify tobacco use by following these steps:

1. Sign in to your ERS account by clicking Sign In at the top of this page. (If you have not signed in before you may need to register your account.)

2. Under My Insurance Information, click on Tobacco User Certification.

ERS OnLine homepage 

3. On the Tobacco User Certification page, check “Yes” or “No” to accurately indicate your status as a tobacco user or non-user and do the same for all your dependents.

4. Check the box that indicates you understand and agree to the conditions of tobacco certification.

tobacco user certification screen 

5. Click Save.

You can also call ERS toll-free at (866) 399-6908 to certify.

Reporting fraud—If you have witnessed someone insured through the GBP, including a dependent, using a tobacco product five or more times within the past three consecutive months, please report this information to ERS.