WELCOME TO TRTA DISTRICT XI

OUR 2017-2018 THEME:    


ESC Region 11

1451 S Cherry Ln

White Settlement, TX 76108

*Turn in between Ryans Steak House and Texaco.

Cherry Ln bridge over I-30 is open again.


NEW things!!

***The District scrapbook will now be kept online. Click here to see it.

***District XI is now on Facebook. All local units can post what is going on in their local unit. Check us out here.***


TRTA: The Voice for All Public Education Retirees

Keep up with TRTA on the state level here.

Read the 20 Most Recent Inside Line-Legislative Updates here.

Join or Renew your TRTA membership online. See more here.


Legislative Updates

Tim Lee is coming to many Local Units to give us the latest information. See the complete list here. (Updated 9-25-17-now coming to Parker Co.)

 

TRTA  Fighting For You! TRS Care meeting document.

TRS released this flyer to inform plan participants about the coming changes to TRS-Care.


TRS Updates

Beware of TRS imposters who want to visit you

See plan rates and benefits.  
FAQs: 2018 TRS-Care Changes

https://www.trs.texas.gov/Pages/faq_trs_care_2018_changes.aspx

2017-18 TRS-Care Pharmacy Benefit Manager Changes https://www.trs.texas.gov/Pages/retirees_faq_trscare_drug_changes.aspx

Check drug costs for rest of this year http://info.caremark.com/trscarestandard

Not eligible for Medicare?

Eligible for Medicare?

Pre 65-no pay generic drug list

TRS Communications Timeline

If your Dr. won't take Medicare Advantage give them this

Thinking of Leaving TRS-Care?

Find out about the availability of insurance options for TRTA members who are thinking about making the decision to leave TRS-Care by using this phone number 888-299-0919 and this website www.healthspire.com/trta. They will help ensure that you understand all of your options and the consequences of leaving TRS-Care. 

A person must be a TRTA member to take advantage of these discounts.  This program is not meant to displace the TRS Care insurance program, but is there to give our members who are making the decision to leave TRS-Care (primarily those with spouses on the plan) a quality option that we feel we can trust since we have a contract with them.

Here is a document giving you questions to ask Comparing TRS-Care to individual Medicare plans?


Websites to follow to keep up with the fight to repeal the WEP/GPO

H.R.1205 - Social Security Fairness Act of 2017

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1205/text

S.915 - Social Security Fairness Act of 2017

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/915/text?q=%7B"search"%3A%5B"Social+Security+Fairness+2017"%5D%7D&r=2

TRTA Social Security Fairness  

Social Security Fairness on Facebook.

The WEP is Unfair – and Here’s Why https://waysandmeans.house.gov/wep-unfair/

Here is a presentation of the WEP you can share with others.

https://www.scribd.com/presentation/123302087/The-Government-Pension-Offset-and-the-Windfall-Elimination-Provision-Explained


The events for the 2017-18 year are now on the Events page.

TRTA Convention Room Reservations Now Open!

Reservations are now open for the 2018 TRTA 65th Annual Convention, to be held at La Cantera Resort and Spa located at 16641 La Cantera Parkway in San Antonio April 8-10, 2018.

The TRTA group rate is $149 per night. To reserve your room, please call 855.499.2960 and reference the code “TRD0718A” to receive the discounted TRTA rate. For online reservations, please click here. (Reservation limit: two rooms per person)


Local Unit 2017 Newsletters are now available.


Officer and Committee Chairmen District Fall Conference 2017 Reports have been posted on the Officer and Committee pages.

‚ÄčThese committees now have Facebook pages-Health Care, Retirement Education, Community Volunteers, and Public Relations. 


Check out pictures of local unit visits on the Pictures page.


***Local Unit News Stories

Read about our local units in the news here. If your local gets a news story published please send a copy to Pamela Elza.


Updated 11-14-2017

Comments, questions, problems with this website contact Pamela Elza pamelajs59@att.net

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