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.
On April 5, SURS partnered with the State Universities Annuitants Association for our annual legislative “Meet and Greet” reception in Springfield.
The State Universities Retirement System Board of Trustees has hired Douglas Wesley as Chief Investment Officer.
The January Advocate is now available online, featuring articles on our new executive director, the legal and legislative team, employee of the year, investments, the Self-Managed Plan, legislation and upcoming webinars and seminars.
On Aug. 26, 2016, PA 99–0897 was signed into law allowing certain SURS participants to establish service and earnings credit for periods of furlough or periods of voluntary pay reduction taken in lieu of furlough. Read more.
The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 14 – November 15, 2016. The 2017 plan year will begin January 1, 2017, and will run through December 31, 2017.