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Employers: The ASRS Health Insurance Premium Benefit Program

The ASRS provides a health insurance premium benefit (HIPB) to eligible retired and LTD participants to help cover a portion of or to offset the cost of the member’s insurance premiums. Read on to learn more about eligibility and employer's responsibilities:

Access to Employer Secure Messaging

Are you familiar with Employer Secure Messaging and it's benefits?

Basics For Employers: Helping You Navigate the ASRS

Have questions on your role as an ASRS liaison? Join us for our training seminar!

The Importance of Being Enrolled in the ASRS

Are your employees all enrolled with the ASRS? Proper enrollment and registration can help secure accounts and allow access to many member benefits.

Rule Changes Coming for 'Contributions Not Withheld' Claims

Stay in the loop on upcoming rule changes regarding employers!

ASRS Retiree Health Care Information

The ASRS recently completed another very successful Open Enrollment period for ASRS Retiree Health Insurance coverage. Do you have any employees or retirees with questions?

Contribution Rates, ACR Remain Stable For Next Fiscal Year

After the close of each fiscal year, the ASRS conducts a valuation of the various benefit plans that it manages to ensure they are fiscally sound. Click to read about the rates for fiscal year 2017.

About the ASRS LTD Vendor Transition

Effective September 1, Broadspire Services Inc., replaces Sedgwick as administrator of the ASRS Long Term Disability (LTD) Program. What does this mean for ASRS employers?

New Proposed Rule for Hiring a Retiree

The ASRS is currently undergoing the rulemaking process to require retirees who return to work for an ASRS employer, under specific criteria, to submit a “Working After Retirement” form to their employer. Read on for full details… 

Service Purchase Payroll Deduction Agreements

The Service Purchase Program allows some members to purchase past service time, which may increase a lifetime monthly benefit or qualify some for an earlier retirement date. Here are some quick reminders about Payroll Deduction Agreements…


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