News About Your Benefits - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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Announcing State of Texas Vision

In response to your overwhelming interest, ERS announces a new vision plan, called State of Texas Vision that you can enroll in during Summer Enrollment with coverage starting September 1, 2016. More >>

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2016 Summer Enrollment is around the corner

Summer Enrollment is the one time of the year you can make changes to your benefits without experiencing a qualifying life event (QLE). In late June or early July, you'll receive your Personal Benefits Enrollment Statement (PBES) that will show you what benefits you currently have and what you can enroll in for Plan Year 2017. More >>

Consumer Directed HealthSelect upcoming plan cost estimator, presentation registration, animated video, resources available

Thinking about enrolling in Consumer Directed HealthSelect--the new plan that includes a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) and health savings account (HSA)? Make sure you know all the costs and benefits before deciding if it's the right plan for you and your family. More >>

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Join HealthSelect of Texas for a wellness webinar on safety in the sun

Learn the signs of heat-related conditions and sun damage, and how to prevent them. More >>


Protect your skin from the sun

UV radiation, either from the sun or a tanning bed, damages the structure of skin cells. To make matters worse, the thinning of the Earth's protective ozone layer is believed to amplify UV radiation levels. Using sunscreen helps filter out most of these harmful rays. More >>

Choosing the right care at the right time

Join HealthSelect of Texas for a clinical webinar on your health care options. More >>

Rally: a new, fun way to get and stay healthy

Like an interactive video game, HealthSelect of Texas users participate in "missions" and other challenging activities, tracking their performance over time. Rally helps users develop habits that lead to better health. More >>

Discount Purchase Program

This summer, check out your Discount Purchase Program website for hot deals and limited-time offers!

Enjoy exclusive discounts on Samsung TVs, Lenovo computers and Monster audio equipment.

Take advantage of historically low rates and refinance your mortgage! Use Quicken Loans to lower your monthly payment and get $500 cash back.

Save up to $350 on an alarm system from Frontpoint, the #1 rated home security system. Frontpoint home security systems are easy to use and will keep your family safe.

Click here for these deals, plus special savings on flowers, gifts, hotel accommodations and more!

        Events Calendar

        Some of these events may be full. Please check the online Events Calendar for the latest information.

        Consumer Directed HealthSelect webinars:

        June 14 - 10:30 a.m. - noon CST

        June 14 - 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. CST

        June 15 - 10:30 a.m. - noon CST

        June 15 - 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. CST

        June 16 - 10:30 a.m. - noon CST

        June 16 - 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. CST

        June 21 - 10:30 a.m. - noon CST

        June 21 - 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. CST

        June 22 - 10:30 a.m. - noon CST

        June 22 - 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. CST

        June 23 - 10:30 a.m. - noon CST

        June 23 - 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. CST

        Consumer Directed HealthSelect in-person presentations:

        June 27 - Fort Worth
        1 p.m.  - 2:30 p.m. CST

        June 28 - Houston
        1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CST

        June 29 - San Antonio
        1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CST

        June 30 - Austin
        1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CST

        Summer Enrollment events:

        July 5 - August 10

        Contact Information
        Employees Retirement System of Texas
        200 East 18th Street
        Austin, Texas 78701
        (877) 275-4377 toll-free