HB 195 (Bernal)
Would require the Group Benefits Program to cover a diagnostic mammogram in the same manner as a screening mammogram.
HB 265 (Hernandez | Flynn)
Would allow one member elected to the ERS Board of Trustees to be a retiree, effective for the elected member position taking office Sept. 1, 2019.
HB 307 (Burrows)
Would require health care facilities and practitioners to disclose prices to patients.
HB 490 (Anderson, Rodney | Davis, Sarah | Howard | Oliverson)
Would require the Group Benefits Program to cover hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain people.
HB 1163 (Alonzo)
Would permit peace officers employed by institutions of higher education and public schools to move from TRS to ERS, effective Jan. 1, 2018, and participate in the LECOS Retirement Fund. Would also add certain peace officers employed by the state and correctional officers at the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to the LECOS Retirement Fund.
HB 1014 (Alonzo)
Allows a member elected to the ERS Board of Trustees to be a retiree, with a limit of one retiree. Effective for the elected member position taking office Sept. 1, 2019.
HB 1194 (Blanco)
Amends Chapter 1552, Insurance Code, to allow ERS to provide long-term care insurance that is not group insurance.
HB 1283 (Geren)
Omnibus ethics reform bill.
HB 1296 (Frullo | Oliverson)
Would require the Group Benefits Program to cover a partial refill of a prescription drug to allow a participant to synchronize prescription refills to the same date.
HB 1416 (Stephenson)
Would authorize ERS to study pension revenue enhancement strategies, defined as the purchase of life insurance policies held in trust for the retirement system.
HB 1566 (Frullo)
Would add emergency care providers to the list of health care providers who may be required to mediate out-of-network claims for Group Benefits Program participants.
HB 1976 (Sheffield)
Would require ERS and TRS to study a patient-reported outcomes registry for musculoskeletal care.
HB 1994 (Burrows)
Would create a joint interim committee to study health care costs and transparency.
HB 2459 (Flynn)
ERS Sunset bill