Your State of Texas Dental Discount Plan coverage will end August 31, 2019.
If you want to enroll in another dental discount plan, you can do so through the Discount Purchase Program starting September 1. For more information, please see Question 7 below.
Active employee and retirees not enrolled in Medicare:
Unless you signed up for one of the two GBP dental insurance
plans during Summer Enrollment, you will not have dental coverage through the GBP starting September 1, 2019.
If you signed up for either the State of Texas Dental Choice Plan PPO
or the DeltaCare USA DHMO
during Summer Enrollment, your dental insurance
coverage will start September 1, 2019.
Medicare-enrolled retirees who are currently enrolled in the State of Texas Dental Discount Plan:
You can sign up for another dental discount plan through the Discount Purchase Program starting September 1. For more information, please see Question 7 below.
If you want to enroll in a GBP dental insurance
plan, ERS is allowing Medicare retirees currently in the State of Texas Dental Discount Plan to elect dental insurance outside of Fall Enrollment, but you must do so by September 30. Please contact ERS
toll-free at (877) 275-4377 (TTY: 711 or (800) 735-2989) before September 1, 2019 to elect a dental plan.