This website is maintained by the State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) as a public service to provide general information about SURS and as a convenient source of reference for members, retirees and participating employers. However, this site is not an official reference source and should not be relied upon for that purpose.
All Plan Types
As you browse through this website to view, print, and download forms, publications, and general information, no personal identifying information will be revealed or recorded about you. We will only collect and maintain the following information about your visit:
State of Illinois Group Insurance Plan
The following are the appeal procedures to follow when dissatisfied with a claim determination.
Initial Review of Claim Determination
A plan participant who believes an error has been made in the benefit amount allowed or disallowed must contact the appropriate managed care plan or plan administrator within 180 days of the date of the initial claim determination.
Welcome to the Benefit Recipient section of the SURS website. A benefit recipient is a person receiving a retirement, reversionary, survivor, beneficiary, or disability retirement annuity from SURS. Choose from the menu on the left for information relevant to benefit recipients. The following is a brief overview of each menu option.
Learn more about your benefit including how it is calculated, how to receive it through direct deposit, and how it is affected if you return to work.