The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 16 - November 16, 2017. The 2018 plan year will begin January 1, 2018, and will run through December 31, 2018.
The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) will hold a board election during April 2018 to fill three expiring trustee positions. All SURS members are encouraged to consider running for a trustee position.
The July Advocate is now available online, featuring articles on the FY 2018 budget, the forthcoming optional hybrid retirement plan, beneficiary designations, new SMP fund choices, investments and upcoming fall webinars and seminars.
The Illinois General Assembly, on July 6, successfully voted to override the governor’s veto and passed a FY 18 budget that includes an optional hybrid pension plan for SURS, SERS and TRS.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed Mark J. Cozzi to the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees.
The fiscal year 2018 Benefit Choice Period has been extended through June 1, 2017, for SURS active members as well as annuitants and survivors not enrolled in the Medicare Advantage 'TRAIL' Program.