Category: Benefits

Changes Coming For TexFlex Debit Card Users

Employees who have debit cards for TexFlex health care accounts or TexFlex day care accounts will see changes starting in April. Beginning April 1, 2013, TexFlex participants can use debit cards as either “debit” or “credit” cards. If participants choose debit, they will need a personal identification number, […]

ERS Board Awards Disability Contract

The ERS Board of Trustees awarded the third-party administrator contract for the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) disability insurance plans to Aon Hewitt Absence Management, LLC (Aon Hewitt). The contract will cover a four-year term from September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2017. Aon Hewitt’s offices dedicated to the GBP […]

HealthSelect Referrals and EOBs Explained

Do you have a hard time understanding the HealthSelect referral process? Do you know how to follow an explanation of benefits (EOB)? See the following tips from HealthSelectSM of Texas. Referrals HealthSelect requires that your primary care physician (PCP) provide referrals to in-network specialists for in-network benefits to apply. […]

Move That Body

February is American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association says it doesn’t take much exercise to have real health benefits. In fact, exercising for just 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of heart disease. The health plans available through the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program […]