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LATEST NEWS - Archived

  • If you are a Medicare retiree who received a Welcome Letter from UnitedHealthcare, please be advised that you will not be billed directly by UnitedHealthcare for your premiums.  Your monthly premium contribution will continue to be deducted the same way it is currently being deducted.  12/27/13
  • Central Management Services, Group Insurance Division, has been receiving a number of questions from retirees regarding their ability to move between original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan.  This Medicare Tip Sheet, produced by federal Medicare, outlines the general requirements for an individual to move between these types of plans.  PLEASE NOTE:  TRIP enrollees who cancel coverage with the State are ineligible to re-enroll in the program in the future unless they lose their other coverage for reasons other than voluntary termination or nonpayment of premium.  11/06/13
  • The seminar in Normal on November 26 has been moved to a new location and will now be held at the Astroth Community Education Center Auditorium at Heartland Community College.  See the updated TRAIL Seminar Schedule.  11/20/13
  • A new seminar location was added to the TRAIL Seminar Schedule for November 24 at Blackburn College in Carlinville.  This will be a 3:00 p.m. session only.  11/20/13
  • A new seminar location was added to the TRAIL Seminar Schedule for November 18 at the Vineyard Church in Urbana.  This will be a 10:00 a.m. session only.  11/17/13
  • A new seminar location was added to the TRAIL Seminar Schedule for December 11 at the Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter in Glenview. 11/13/13
  • Two new seminar locations were added to the TRAIL Seminar Schedule for November 16. Locations in Buffalo Grove and another in Grayslake were added. 11/12/13
  • A new seminar location was added to the TRAIL Seminar Schedule for December 9 at the Oak Park Public Library in Oak Park. 11/07/13
  • A new seminar location was added to the TRAIL Seminar Schedule for November 14 at the Hope Evangelical Church in Springfield. 11/05/13
  • A new seminar location was added to the TRAIL Seminar Schedule for November 27 at the DoubleTree Suites in Downers Grove. 11/04/13
  • A new seminar location was added for December 3 at Kaskaskia College in Centralia to the TRAIL Seminar Schedule. 10/30/13
  • NEW!!  The fall Open Enrollment Period start date is November 12, 2013, and ends December 13, 2013.  For a preview of the plan design of each Medicare Advantage plan offered, as well as the information you will be receiving regarding the fall Open Enrollment Period, review the TRAIL Decision Guide.  This guide, along with the TRAIL Seminar Schedule, will be included in your enrollment kit which you should receive in the mail the week of November 11th. 10/29/13