News About Your Benefits

News About Your Benefits

Virtual visits for mental health

January 9, 2019

Those enrolled in HealthSelectSM of Texas, HealthSelect Out-of-State, HealthSelect Secondary or Consumer Directed HealthSelect can meet now schedule mental health virtual visits.

Treat your chronic pain safely

January 9, 2019

Learn what precautions apply if you take prescription-only pain medications.

Some health insurance cost-sharing started over with the new year

January 9, 2019

Don’t forget that some of your out-of-pocket costs for health insurance started over on January 1.

News from the ERS Board of Trustees

January 9, 2019

James Kee, Ph.D., was appointed to the ERS Board of Trustees in December 2018 . . .  and we are gearing up for the 2019 Board of Trustees election.

Higher contribution limits for retirement savers

January 9, 2019

The amount of money you can contribute each year to employer-sponsored retirement plans, such as the Texa$averSM 401(k) / 457 Program, has increased.

I Resolve . . . to get to the dentist!

January 9, 2019

Have dental insurance, but are too afraid to get your covered routine cleanings and exams? Learn how to overcome your dental phobia so you can use your benefits you paid for—and to get the care you need!

There’s still time to file TexFlex claims for Plan Year 2018

December 6, 2018

You still have time to file claims for eligible health care and dependent care expenses incurred in 2018 or during the dependent care grace period. Your deadline: December 31, 2018.

Spend less to get fit this month

December 6, 2018

It will be more cost effective for all HealthSelect of Texas participants to reach those fitness goals this month. Waived: the $25 one-time fitness program enrollment fee. 

Gratitude and your health

December 6, 2018

Developing an attitude of gratitude may take some effort, but the benefits of adopting such a mindset can be good for your health.

Better understand your health care coverage

December 6, 2018

If you find yourself in a situation when you disagree with your plan's decision to deny a claim, you have a right to appeal. If you are enrolled in a HealthSelect plan, ERS’ Participant Guide to the Appeal Process is a resource that can help you understand the process.

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