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TRS-Care Information Sessions

Following the changes to TRS-Care from the 85th Texas Legislature regular and special sessions, TRS and its health plan partners met with over 45,000 TRS-Care participants at 90 in-person meetings in 40 locations throughout the state, and at 20 webinars online. There were two different sessions for participants with and without Medicare. The sessions have ended, and you can find the resources on this page. If you were unable to attend one of the in-person sessions, you can view the recorded presentation at the links below.

If you were unable to attend one of the in-person sessions, you can view the recorded presentation at the links below.

Seminar Materials and Recorded Presentation

Medicare Plan Comparison Checklist
2018 TRS-Care Changes

In-Person Events

TRS and its health plan partners held information sessions across the state on the 2018 TRS-Care changes throughout the state and online. Events concluded on Nov. 9, 2017.

Morning Session
2018 Health Benefits for Participants with Medicare
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. CTTRS – Opening
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. CTHumana – TRS-Care Medicare Advantage Plan (medical)
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. CTSilverScript – TRS-Care Medicare Rx (prescription)
2018 Health Benefits for Participants without Medicare
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CTAetna and CVS Caremark  TRS-Care Standard Plan(medical and prescription benefits)

Afternoon Session
2018 Health Benefits for Participants with Medicare
1:30 – 1:45 p.m. CTTRS – Opening
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. CTHumana – TRS-Care Medicare Advantage Plan (medical)
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. CTSilverScript – TRS-Care Medicare Rx (prescription)
2018 Health Benefits for Participants without Medicare
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. CTAetna and CVS Caremark  TRS-Care Standard Plan(medical and prescription benefits)

Central Texas
Date City Location Address
Oct. 23WacoExtraco Events Center (Creative Arts Building)4601 Bosque Blvd, Waco, TX 76710
Oct. 24Round RockUnited Heritage Center at Dell Diamond (Ballroom)3400 East Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665
Oct. 25Austin (SW)Texas Old Town (Stone Hall) 2210 S Old Stage Coach Rd, Kyle, TX 78640
Oct. 26Austin (SE)Austin Marriott South (Lonestar Salon AB)4415 South IH-35, Austin, TX 78744
NEW:
Oct. 27, Morning Only
Austin (SE)Austin Marriott South (Lonestar Salon AB)4415 South IH-35, Austin, TX 78744

East Texas
Date City Location Address
Oct. 16 & Oct. 17 Tyler/AthensMagnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center (Magnolia Ballroom)3310 Troup Hwy, Tyler, TX 75701
Oct. 18NacogdochesSouthern Bliss5419 Hwy 59 South, Nacogdoches, TX 75964
Oct. 19Lufkin Shelton’s Place3603 FM 2108, Lufkin, TX 75901
Oct. 23 Morning only
– TRS only with pre-recorded webinar
PittsburgThird FloorRegion 8 Education Service Center, 4845 US Hwy 271N, Pittsburg, TX 75686
Oct. 23 Afternoon only
– TRS only with pre-recorded webinar
LongviewGreat Hall, Education Building First Baptist Church, 209 E. South Street, Longview, TX 75601

Houston Metro Area
Date City Location Address
Oct. 9Beaumont / Port ArthurMCM Elegante Hotel (Grand Ballroom)2355 I-10 South, Beaumont, TX 77705
Oct. 18Bryan / College Station / BrenhamBrazos County Exposition Complex (Ground Level-West Texas Ballroom)5827 Leonard Rd, Bryan, TX 77807
Oct. 19Conroe / HuntsvilleTHE SPRINGS Event Venue in Lake Conroe (Stonebrook Hall)14135 Laramie Trail, Montgomery, TX 77316
NEW: Oct. 30Clear Lake / League City / Galveston CountyHilton Houston NASA Clear Lake (Atlantis Ballroom)3000 NASA Road 1, Houston, TX 77058
NEW: Oct. 30Richmond / Rosenberg / Wharton & Fort Bend CountySafari Texas Ranch (Austin & Texas Ballroom)11627 FM 1464, Richmond, TX 77407
NEW: Oct. 31KatyPowerhouse Church1818 Katyland Drive, Katy, TX, 77493
NEW: Oct. 31PasadenaPasadena Convention Center (Section A)7902 East Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, TX 77505
NEW: Nov. 6HumbleHumble Civic Center (Ballroom 1)8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble, TX 77338
NEW: Nov. 7Houston (NW)Sterling Banquet Hall5701 Bingle Road, Houston, TX 77092
NEW: Nov. 8Tomball4 Corners Conference Center (Auditorium)130 Agg Rd, Tomball, TX 77375
NEW: Nov. 9Houston / Bush AirportMarriott Houston North (Salons ABCD)255 North Sam Houston Parkway East, Houston, TX 77060

North Texas
Date City Location Address
Oct. 9Wichita FallsWichita Falls ESC – Region 17 (Main Room)301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306
Oct. 10Sherman / Dennison / Bonham / ParisHilton Garden Inn Denison / Sherman at Texoma Event Center (Magnolia I & II)5015 US-75, Denison, TX 75020
Oct. 11Denton / LewisvilleHilton Garden Inn Dallas / Lewisville (Tuscany I & II)785 TX-121, Lewisville, TX 75067
Oct. 12DFW Mid-CitiesHoliday Inn DFW West (Lonestar Ballroom)3005 West Airport Fwy, Bedford, TX 76021
Oct. 13Garland / RichardsonRichardson ESC – Region 10 (Pecan-Bluebonnet Room)904 Abrams Rd, Richardson, TX 75081
Oct. 16ArlingtonSheraton Arlington Hotel (Champions Ballroom)1500 Convention Center Dr, Arlington, TX 76011
Oct. 17Granbury / StephenvilleGranbury Resort Conference Center (Lake Granbury Ballroom)621 East State Loop 426, Granbury, TX 76048
Oct. 18Dallas (SE)Mesquite Convention Center (Salon A)1700 Rodeo Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149
Oct. 19Dallas / Duncanville (South)Hilton Garden Inn Dallas / Duncanville (Grand Ballroom)800 North Main St, Duncanville, TX 75116
Oct. 20Fort WorthFort Worth ESC – Region 11 (Innovate A-B-C)1451 South Cherry Ln, White Settlement, TX 76108
NEW:
Oct. 26, Morning Only
GreenvilleFletcher Warren Civic Center (Ballroom)5501 Business Hwy 69 S, Greenville, TX 75402

South Texas
DateCityLocationAddress
Oct. 23 & Oct. 24WeslacoThe Hynes Event Center at Llano Grande2215 East West Blvd, Mercedes, TX 78570
NEW:
Oct. 25, Morning Only
McAllenMcAllen Convention Center (Meeting Room 103CD)700 Convention Center Blvd, McAllen, TX 78501
NEW:
Oct. 26, Morning Only
LaredoEmbassy Suites by Hilton Laredo110 Calle Del Norte Dr, Laredo, TX 78041
Oct. 30Kerrville / FredericksburgInn of the Hills Resort & Conference Center (Grand Ballroom South)1001 Junction Hwy, Kerrville, TX 78028
Oct. 31San Antonio (W / SW / Castroville)Braden Keller Community Center / David DeCock Gym (across from the St. Louis Catholic Church)1410 Amelia St, Castroville, TX 78009
Nov. 1San Antonio (NW)Hyatt Regency Hill Country (Independence Ballroom (rooms 5-8))9800 Hyatt Resort Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251
NEW: Nov. 2Corpus Christi
/ Alice
Mansion Royal8001 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Nov. 2San Antonio (NE)San Antonio Shrine Auditorium901 North Loop 1604, San Antonio, TX 78232
NEW:
Nov. 3, Morning Only
VictoriaVictoria Community Center2905 E North St Victoria, TX 77902

West Texas
DateCityLocationAddress
Oct. 9AmarilloAmarillo ESC – Region 16 (Panhandle Conference Center-ABCD)5800 Bell St, Amarillo, TX 79109
Oct. 10Lubbock / PlainviewLubbock ESC – Region 17 (Main Room)1111 West Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79416
Oct. 11Odessa / MidlandMCM Grande FunDome Hotel (Rooms A & B)6201 East Business 20, Odessa, TX 79762
Oct. 12San AngeloPearl on the Concho Historic Hotel (Riverside Convention Center)333 Rio Concho Dr, San Angelo, TX 76903
Oct. 13AbileneAbilene ESC – Region 14 (Taylor Room)1850 Hwy 351, Abilene, TX 76901
Oct. 20 Mountain Time El PasoRadisson Hotel – El Paso Airport (Venetian Grand Ballroom)1770 Airway Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925
NEW:
Nov. 3, Morning Only Mountain Time
El PasoRadisson Hotel – El Paso Airport (Venetian Grand Ballroom)1770 Airway Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925

Non-Medicare Webinars

Webinars concluded on Nov. 9, 2017. If you were unable to participate in webinar, you can view the recorded webinar in the “Seminar Materials and Recorded Presentations” section above.


Non-Medicare Webinar Schedule
DateTime (CT)
Oct. 1710:00 a.m.
Oct. 192:00 p.m.
Oct. 2410:00 a.m.
Oct. 2610:00 a.m.
Oct. 312:00 p.m.
Nov. 710:00 a.m.
Nov. 82:00 p.m.
Nov. 910:00 a.m.

TRS-ActiveCare

None at this time. Check back at a later date.

Medicare Webinars

Webinars concluded on Nov. 9, 2017. If you were unable to participate in webinar, you can view the recorded webinar in the “Seminar Materials and Recorded Presentations” section above.

Medicare Webinar Schedule
Date Time (CT)
Oct. 17 2:00 p.m.
Oct. 1910:00 a.m.
Oct. 242:00 p.m.
Oct. 262:00 p.m.
Oct. 3110:00 a.m.
Nov. 72:00 p.m.
Nov. 810:00 a.m.
Nov. 92:00 p.m.

On this page, you will find information about health care events for TRS health plan participants. (paragraph right above the heading "TRS-Care")

Bringing Humana to You

Learn more about your benefits by joining Humana for a special informational event. Humana representatives will be there to answer your questions and offer giveaways. Humana will also share information about your TRS-Care Medicare Advantage and programs including:

  • Finding in-network providers
  • SilverSneakers fitness program
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Disease management programs
  • Customer Care

Seating is limited and you’ll need a reservation to attend. Please call Humana at 1-800-850-1992 (TTY: 711) to reserve a spot. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m., Central time.