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ERS Announces New Prescription Drug Plan January 1, 2017

Beginning January 1, 2017, employees enrolled in a HealthSelect health plan with ERS will have a new prescription drug pharmacy manager, OptumRx.  

OptumRx is part of United HealthCare, the company that administers the HealthSelect health plans.  While the prescription drug benefits are not changing, there may be a few differences in the drug formulary (list of approved drugs) and pharmacy network.  For more information, please review this ERS Benefits-at-a-Glance.

If you are enrolled in HealthSelect of Texas or Consumer Directed HealthSelect, you should have received a new ID card to use for medical appointments and at the pharmacy. Begin showing your new ID card to your medical providers and network pharmacies on January 1.  If you have not received your ID card, please contact OptumRx at (866) 336-9371 (TTY: 711.)

To view a November 29, 2016 webinar that ERS and OptumRx held to explain the new plan and transitional issues, click here.

Welcome to ACC Benefits

Austin Community College is committed to providing an employee benefits package that meets the needs of employees and their families. The benefit information provided here outlines the primary health, welfare, retirement and savings programs available to most part-time and full-time employees.  The specific benefits an employee is eligible for may vary based on the number of hours worked for ACC.  Additional information about these benefit programs, employees' share of the costs and applicable waiting periods is provided in this section of the HR website.

ACC reserves the right to change, alter, modify or terminate these benefit plans and practices, and the contributions for them, at any time without prior notice.  The plans and policies described here are governed by official plan documents and if there is any conflict between this information and the plan documents or policies, as amended, the plan documents and policies will be controlling.  This material is not a contract or guarantee of salary, benefits or employment with ACC.

General questions regarding benefits at ACC can be sent to hrbenefits@austincc.edu

Deceased Employee Procedures

In the unfortunate event that an ACC employee passes away, the following procedures should be followed.

Guidelines for Processing Final Paycheck and Other Benefits

Deceased Employee's Final Wage Payment Information Form

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