Notify ERS as soon as possible when you experience life changes such as marriage, divorce, death, Medicare eligibility or children getting their own coverage. There are possible benefits and coverage options available to you as a result of these types of life changes.
Reminders for the new year: Tax-time prepDecember 06, 2021
It’s always good to be prepared. Read this brief reminder about tax-time forms related to your retirement and health care benefits.
Deductibles, coinsurance reset Jan. 1December 06, 2021
January 1 marks a new year and fresh start. The same is true for your health insurance deductibles and coinsurance. Take note so you won’t be surprised when you check out at your health care provider or pharmacy.
Message from the executive director: Responding when you need usDecember 06, 2021
It’s been 18 months since COVID impacted our lives and routines. Since then, ERS has provided uninterrupted service to state employees and retirees. One area of our member service continues to be stretched, namely, our response time when members try to reach us by phone and email. Learn how you may be able to avoid long waits on the phone.
Understanding behavioral healthDecember 06, 2021
Good health means caring for your mind and spirit, as well as your body. If behavioral health issues are keeping you from living your healthiest life, your health plan is ready to help.
HouseCalls revives decades-old traditionDecember 06, 2021
Think physician house calls have gone the way of the soda fountain and double-features at the drive-in? Think again! Participants in the HealthSelectSM Medicare Advantage Plan can have a yearly visit from a medical professional in the privacy of their home. Read how to take advantage of this benefit.