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New administrator selected to oversee ASRS LTD program

Broadspire Services Inc., a leading third-party administrator, will replace Sedgwick as administrtor of the ASRS Long Term Disability Program effective September 1.

The change should have no major impact for the more than 4,000 members currently on the ASRS LTD plan. A letter from Broadspire is being mailed to all current members receiving Long Term Dsiability benefits.

LTD members may contact Sedgwick with questions about their coverage through Aug. 31. All contact from Sept. 1 forward should be directed to Broadspire.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Returning to Work After Retirement

Many ASRS members who are retired or planning to retire have an interest in also returning to work while still receiving their well-deserved pension benefits. In most cases, this is permissible, but read on to learn the ins & outs:

Getting Out of Debt One Bite at a Time

Some say getting out of debt is like eating an elephant. You do it one bite at a time. Read on for a mash-up of some of the best advice out there:

Which Generation Am I?

Wonder what generation you are? Our fun infographic helps you find out:

Retirement Essentials: When Do I Get Paid?

Everyone looks forward to payday, right? You know it will happen every two weeks and you count on that, like clockwork. But what happens when you retire?

Member Question: Can I Take a Loan on My Retirement?

One of most frequently asked questions received by the Member Advisory Center is “Can I take a loan out of my retirement?” Read on for the answer:

A Checklist for Settling Affairs

A checklist of documents you may need to settle a loved one's affairs:

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.

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