The COVID-19 pandemic is making it difficult for disability benefit recipients to see their physicians. As a result, SURS is discontinuing required medical reevaluations until June 1, 2020.
The roll out of the redesigned Self-Managed Plan originally scheduled for June 1 has been postponed until Sept. 1, 2020.
Check out the latest SURS information including enhancements coming to the Self-Managed Plan in June, a new supplemental savings plan starting in September and more.
SURS recently completed its paper mailing of the 2019 IRS Form 1099-R to each member or beneficiary who received a distribution in 2019.
The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 15 - November 15, 2019. The 2020 plan year will begin January 1, 2020, and will run through December 31, 2020.
Gov. Pritzker has appointed John Atkinson of Burr Ridge to serve as chairperson of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees.