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Employers: Update on ASRS Compensation Emergency Rulemaking

Please review the following update on the rulemaking process for ASRS Compensation.

Power disruption affected some services Monday

An interruption in electrical power Monday afternoon to the ASRS building at 3300 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix caused disruptions in some services, including the ASRS Call Center and access to the secure member website The disruption began around 3 p.m. Monday and most all systems were restored by 1 a.m. The ASRS apologizes for any inconvenience to those who may have tried to call Monday afternoon or access certain applications on the secure website.

ASRS Retiree Open Enrollment for 2018 Plan Year

Open Enrollment for ASRS retiree group health insurance start Wed, Nov 1st and runs through Thur, Nov 30th, with plan benefits beginning on Jan 1, 2018. This year will be a PASSIVE enrollment, meaning if you are happy with your current plans and coverages, NO ACTION IS REQUIRED. Your current selections will roll over into the 2018 benefit year.

Employers: Assisting Your Employees with ASRS Enrollment

Have any of your employees ever asked about the mandatory contributions to the ASRS that come out of each and every paycheck? Help us ensure your employees understand the value of their ASRS membership!

Employers: Following the Rules

In an effort to reduce confusion among ASRS members and Employers, the ASRS is promulgating approximately five new rules that identify the various types of compensation that are used for ASRS purposes.  Effective January 1, 2018, the ASRS contributions and benefits will be based, in part, on the following compensation types:

Employers: Updated Contribution Reporting Information

Read on for employer resource updates pertaining to last spring's Arizona Supreme Court ruling regarding ASRS compensation and employer-paid contributions:

Employers: How Old is That Form?

How old is that form you're using? If it's outdated, it may be rejected! Here's how to find out if you're using current and valid forms:

Employer: Turnaround Times

It is not uncommon for employees who have questions about their retirement benefits to go straight to their benefits office rather than contacting the ASRS. Here are a few of the most commonly askes questions:

Employers: 2018 Retiree Open Enrollment

The ASRS Retiree Open Enrollment period is starting soon - here's what they need to know:

Employer LTD Claims Portal

Broadspire has created a portal for employer and employees to use to access Long Term Disability (LTD) claim information.

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