BCBSTX New Employer Group – Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) Effective Sept. 1, 2017

We are excited to announce that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) was awarded the six-year contract for the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) account, effective Sept. 1, 2017. ERS participants covered under HealthSelectSM of Texas and Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM benefit plans will access care through the Blue EssentialsSM provider network in all 254 counties in Texas.

If you are currently a participating provider in the Blue Essentials (formerly HMO Blue TexasSM) provider network no action is required on your part. If you would like to be contracted for the Blue Essentials provider network, please go to the Blue Essentials Network Participation page or contact your Network Management Representative for more information.

Continue to watch for additional information regarding ERS in future editions of the Blue ReviewSM newsletter and on our website at bcbstx.com/provider.