The Affordable Care Act is a federal law that requires almost everyone in the U. S. to have medical coverage. Every SURS member who had medical coverage during 2015 through the state will receive a 1095-B and/or 1095-C form from CMS or the insurance provider.
SURS is partnering with the U of I Extension to bring a new retirement transition program to our members ages 55-plus. “Explore Your Future” is a one-day workshop focusing on topics that encourage members to consider “what’s next” in life.
SURS is offering a full line-up of retirement education seminars and webinars for members enrolled in the defined-benefit plans as well as those in the Self-Managed Plan. Sign up soon!
SURS has received funds from the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) to pay health insurance refunds to retirees and survivors in the State of Illinois Group Health Insurance Plan. Payments are being processed and will be finalized by the June 15, 2015, deadline.
The Illinois Supreme Court has issued a unanimous decision affirming the Sangamon County Circuit Court’s decision that Public Act 98-599 is unconstitutional.
J. Fred Giertz has been elected to serve a six-year term on the SURS Board of Trustees by the System’s annuitant members.