Total Retiree Advantage Illinois (TRAIL) Program

     
The TRAIL Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) Open Enrollment Period for the 2021 plan year runs October 15 - November 16, 2020.  Informational seminars will be held virtually this year to give eligible retirees and survivors an opportunity to learn about the Total Retiree Advantage Illinois (TRAIL) Program.  A list of seminar dates and times are listed below for you to join.  Topics included eligibility criteria and an explanation of the benefits provided through the Program.
 
Retirees and survivors eligible for the TRAIL MAPD Program will receive a Decision Guide in the mail, notifying them of their eligibility and the requirement to enroll, or waive coverage, during the TRAIL MAPD Open Enrollment Period. Note: If you are currently-enrolled in TRAIL MAPD, and wish to keep your coverage as is, you do not need to do anything. However, if you want to make a change to your current TRAIL MAPD coverage for the 2021 plan year, you may complete your changes online at MyBenefits.illinois.gov or contact MyBenefits (toll-free) 844-251-1777 between October 15-November 16, 2020. No elections are allowed to be made prior to the October 15, or after the November 16, 2020  Enrollment Period.
 

College Insurance Program (CIP) Medicare Retirees and Survivors

This program provides medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance benefits for annuitants receiving a monthly benefit or annuity from the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) who prior to retiring, were an employee of an Illinois community college.

State of Illinois Employees' Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) Medicare Retirees and Survivors

This program provides medical, prescription, vision, dental and life insurance benefits for certain former elected state officials and the employees under their jurisdiction, as well as retirees, annuitants and survivors of prior employees of state agencies, boards, commissions and universities.

Teachers' Retirement Insurance Program (TRIP) Medicare Retirees and Survivors

This program provides medical and prescription insurance benefits for annuitants receiving a monthly benefit or annuity from the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) who prior to retiring, were an employee of an Illinois school district.

 































Last Updated 11/02/2020