Category: Benefits

Dependent eligibility audit (DEA) Reminder

Employees who have dependents enrolled in GBP health coverage who have not been verified in a previous audit will be asked to provide documentation that those dependents are eligible for coverage. By now, every audit participant should have received a letter, or letters, from Aon Hewitt  and should […]

Increase your physical fitness

Studies have shown that exercise is essential to good health, fitness, and overall happiness. Over the last few decades, physical inactivity has become a concern in the United States. Most fitness experts recommend at least 30 minutes of exercise per day. UHD’s Fitness Release Program is designed to […]

ERS Contact Information

It’s that time of year again! Employees are encouraged to update any address, email address, or phone number changes in their ERS account in order to receive benefits information from ERS during Annual Enrollment. Employees can update information at any time of the year, but must do so by May […]

New dental discount plan available next plan year

The ERS Board of Trustees has awarded the third-party administrator contract for the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) dental discount plan to Careington International Corporation (Careington). The dental discount plan is not insurance, but rather a discount program for dental services. The plan’s participating dentists have agreed […]

Annual Enrollment for Plan Year 2015

This year, Annual Enrollment takes place from July 14 through July 25, 2014. Employees will have two weeks to make enrollment changes. As in the past, employees will have several ways to make benefit changes, including signing in to their online accounts on the ERS website, calling ERS or […]