Important update for retirees: TRS-Care list of no cost medications
Retirement | TRS | Social Security
Date Posted: 8/29/2017 | Author: Monty Exter
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) has released a list of medications which will be available at no cost to members on the TRS-Care Standard Plan, which will be the plan available to any pre-65 TRS retirees who are not yet Medicare eligible. The list does not apply to TRS retirees who are eligible for the TRS-Care Medicare Advantage plan (primarily retirees over the age of 65). Medicare Advantage participants will continue to have a co-pay plan that applies to their prescription purchases generally.
Note that none of the changes taking place to TRS-Care, including the introduction of this no cost prescription list, will take effect until January 1, 2018.
If you have additional questions about changes anticipated for TRS-Care, check out this blog post or contact ATPE Governmental Relations.
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
Educator Preparation | Certification, Retirement | TRS | Social Security, Congress | Federal, Elections, Curriculum | Instruction, TEA | Commissioner | SBOE, Privatization | Vouchers, School Safety
The ATPE Governmental Relations team recaps the past week’s education news, legislative and election updates, and regulatory developments.
Educator Preparation | Certification, Texas Legislature, Curriculum | Instruction, TEA | Commissioner | SBOE
The State Board for Educator Certification met Sept. 30 to revisit the edTPA debate, discuss virtual internships, and hear from ATPE and other stakeholders.
Educator Preparation | Certification, TEA | Commissioner | SBOE
The certification board held another work session Sept. 29, 2022, to consider options for implementing the national edTPA performance assessment in Texas.