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 Arlington Retired School Employees Association

       Founded April 20, 1971

 


District News:

Keep up to date with the District XI website and Facebook page.

Our 2017-2018 Theme :

                  

NEW Things!

***ArlingtonRSEA is now on Facebook. Check us out here.***

***ARSEA Photos will now be saved on Shutterfly. You do NOT need an account to see them. Click here to see. Click on 'view' next to an album.


Legislative News: 

Sept. 11

TRS coming to Arlington Sheraton, Oct. 16.  See schedule for these seminars, and  you can RSVP online starting Sept. 11, 2017.

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

How to RSVP to In-Person Seminars

Seating is limited, so be sure to sign up to attend a free session to learn more about your TRS-Care benefits. Please call 1-800-850-1992 (TTY: 711) Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Central time. 

Online Webinar Schedules-Non-Medicare Webinars

If you’re unable to attend an in-person event, join TRS for one of its webinar sessions about the benefits for participants without Medicare who will have coverage through the TRS-Care Standard plan. TRS, Aetna and CVS Caremark will participate and can answer your questions about the 2018 benefits. Register for an online webinar here.

Medicare Webinars

If you’re unable to attend an in-person event, join TRS for one of its webinar sessions about the benefits for participants with Medicare who will have coverage through TRS-Care Medicare Advantage and TRS-Care Medicare Rx. TRS, Humana and SilverScript will participate and can answer your questions about the 2018 benefits. Register for an online presentation on Humana’s website and you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to sign in and view the live online presentation and Q&A session.

TRS Updates

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

 

TRTA Board meets

The TRTA Board of Directors. Back row l to r: Legislative Coordinator Bill Barnes, Historian Sandy Carlisle, District Presidents Council Recorder Earl Wall, District Presidents Council Chair June Cooper, District Presidents Council Vice-Chair Ella Gauthier, Organizational Affairs Coordinator Larry Yawn. Front row l to r: Second Vice-President Leroy DeHaven, Immediate Past President Fran Plemmons, President Nancy Byler, First Vice-President Patricia Macias, and Secretary/Treasurer Marcy Cann.


Keep in touch with your Texas Congressional Delegate using this link, including their phone numbers here.


Social Security Fairness GPO / WEP Survey

The WEP is Unfair – and Here’s Why!

WEP Repeal Fact Sheet

Help Repeal the WEP/GPO Penalties and Protect Earned Social Security Benefits

Find out more here about the bills before congress to repeal the WEP.

Keep up with the latest  Legislative Updates.

Find out if your Congressman or Senator is supporting the repeal of the GPO and WEP here. If not, contact information is also on the page.

See more in the Legislative section on the Committees page.


Upcoming Need To Know:


Our next meeting:

Tim Lee is coming!

September 19, 6:30pm 

A joint meeting with Grand Prairie RSP

First Baptist Church, 950 Mayfield Rd., 75052


Questions about membership-Contact Leticia Graham-(817) 261-5616

2017-18 ARSEA Membership Renewals are being accepted.  

Local dues are $10 and State dues are $35.

You can fill out an online form (no printing required) here or download a membership form here.

Print, fill it out and please mail your renewal form and check to Patti Casey, Treasurer, 3204 Spring Oak, Arlington, 76017.  Make all checks payable to Arlington RSEA.  


Members, Each One, Bring one!

Enlist your friends and fellow teachers

                                                      ...Even teachers still in the classroom!

 A full program schedule for 2017-18 is on the Events page.


Watch for new information from your committee chairs each month on their pages under Committees.


See what the well dressed ARSEA member wears on the About Us page.


What NEW:

Sept. newsletter under About Us

August 2017 under Pictures and now on Shutterfly

State Convention and Rally Day pictures in the Picture Gallery


TRTA on Social Media!

Follow TRTA on Twitter

Like TRTA on Facebook

Pinterest

@texasretiredteachers


Technology Contact: Pamela Elza  arlingtonrsea@yahoo.com

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Updated 9-11-17

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