IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES ON GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE:
The Department of Central Management Services has extended the deadline for submitting documentation for the State of Illinois Retiree group TO JANUARY 31, 2014 to allow members adequate time to obtain needed documentation from the IRS.
To ensure that only eligible dependents are covered under the State Employees Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) and the Teachers' Retirement Insurance Program (TRIP) the Illinois Department of Central Management Services has retained the services of HMS Employer Solutions (HMS), an independent firm, to conduct a Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit.
If you sustained losses or damage from severe storms and tornadoes you may be eligible for disaster aid.
You can call to Apply: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
The TTY number is 1-800-462-7585
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CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today launched an Internet grassroots campaign to increase public awareness about the need for pension reform in Illinois. Relaying a message from the next generation to today’s leaders, the "Thanks in Advance" public awareness campaign is designed to educate citizens about the "squeeze" caused by skyrocketing pension costs, and activate them to advocate for pension reform using tech tools like Facebook, Twitter and email.