Author Archives: rvarney

08 Jun
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TRS Meeting Underway: Pension Benefit Study, TRS-Care Among Many Issues Being Discussed

Update on TRS-Care Medicare Advantage Option Many TRTA members expressed concern and shared questions with us regarding the potential changes to the TRS-Care health insurance program. Betsey Jones, Director of Health Care Policy for TRS, was kind enough to review a ...

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02 Jun
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TRS Retiree Advisory Committee Meeting Provides Background on How Changes May Improve Both Benefits and TRS-Care Funding

The TRS Retiree Advisory Committee (a group of active and retired TRS members that advises TRS on benefits issues and presents concerns) met to discuss changes and potential options for modifying the TRS-Care health insurance program. Bill Hickman, a TRS ...

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01 Jun
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Primaries are Over, but the Need to Educate is More Important than Ever!

Now that the Texas primaries are behind us, many people think it is time for a summer break and that we can resume political conversations in the fall. However, TRTA members know the value of utilizing the months before the ...

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