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ASRS Requires Appointments to Meet with Individual Members

The ASRS recognizes some members require specialized in-person counseling. Appointments are required for all in-person counseling sessions at our Phoenix and Tucson offices. This will allow the ASRS to prepare in advance of the member’s visit and decrease wait times.

Going Green(er)! Benefit Advice Notice Mailings to Discontinue

In an effort to reduce costs and in keeping with our efforts to “go green and save,” the ASRS will discontinue mailing monthly direct deposit benefit advices to retirees as of January 1, 2015.

Legislative Wrap-Up

The State Legislature adjourned April 24 in what was a relatively uneventful session for new or revised laws that will affect ASRS members and retirees. Several bills that are important to the ASRS did pass and have been signed into law. But for the most part, they affect policies and procedures that will not have a significant effect on the majority of members.

New Online Feature to Assist Return to Work Retirees

The ASRS has a new online tool that improves the process for ASRS retirees who wish to return to work for an ASRS employer.


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