TRB: What's New
What's New
 Teachers' Retirement Board Launches New Website
 
 Health & Prescription Drug Benefits Plan Summary 2004 Available Online
 
 Executive Order No. 30 Requires Publishing Electronically
 
 IRS 1099R Forms
 
 Cost of Living Adjustments - January, 2019
 
 Provisions of New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Being Reviewed
 
 CTRB Health Insurance Open Enrollment Information
 
 Active and Retired TRiB Newsletters
 
 Quick Tips for Active Teachers
 
 Retiring this Year?
 
 Check Mailing and EFT Schedule
 
 2002-2003 Legislative Session
 
 Board Adopts Interest Rate and Investment Rate of Return for June 30, 2018
 
 Unclaimed Funds
  Please review the unclaimed funds list to see if you or someone you know should apply for a refund.
 
 Change in Active Teacher Mandatory Health Contributions Starting in the 2004-2005 School Year
 
 CTRB Administrator Job Announcement
 
 Current Leaves of Absence
 
 Attention Retirees: New State Tax Requirement Effective January 1, 2018
  Failure to submit the new Form CT-W4P by January 31, 2018 will result in 6.99% withholding from your monthly benefit.
 
 2017-18 Subject Shortage Area or Priority School District Reemployment
 
 Additional Money for the TRB Health Fund
 
 Attention July 1, 2013 Retirees
  If you elected a refund and you have not submitted an Application for Withdrawal of Supplemental and/or Voluntary, the form is due on or before November 29th, 2013.
 
 July EFT Notices to be Mailed by the End of July
 
 Election of Board Members
 
 2017-2018 Member Annual Statements
  Annual statements, representing your account status as of June 30, 2018, will be mailed by the end of January, 2019.
 
 RFP - Medical, Vision and Hearing Benefits Administrative Services
  The Connecticut Teachersí Retirement Board (CTRB) is interested in receiving proposals for the provision of medical, vision and hearing benefit management services.
 
 Social Security Form SSA-1945
 
 RFP - Pension and OPEB Actuarial Services
  The Connecticut State Teachersí Retirement Board (TRB) requests proposals for pension and health actuarial services from qualified actuarial firms.
 
 RFP - Medicare Advantage Plan
  The Connecticut State Teachersí Retirement Board (TRB) is interested in receiving proposals for the provision of a Medicare Advantage Plan.
 
 TRB Notice of Creditable Coverage (NOCC)
 
 Additional Service Credit Bills
  We are currently processing service credit documentation and applications received in our office in February 2019.
 
 CTRB Chairperson elected NCTR President
 
 Governor Rell calls for Full Funding...
 
 Request for Proposal - Health Plan Consultant
 
 Important Connecticut Tax and Retiree Address Information
 
 RFP Dental Plan Third Party Administrator
  The Teachers' Retirement Board is looking for a Dental Plan Third Party Administrator.
 
 Governor Rell Signs Teachersí Retirement Bill Into Law
 
 Additional Service Credit Calculator Downtime
 
 TRB Position On Merit Pay
 
 We've Moved!
  The Teachers' Retirement Board has moved to 765 Asylum Avenue in Hartford.
 
 Voluntary Account
 
 $220 Health Insurance Subsidy Application
  Effective July 1, 2008, certain eligible retired teachers, spouses, surviving spouses or civil union partners are eligible for a $220 Health Insurance Subsidy.
 
 Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA)
 
 Critical Information for Voluntary Account Holders!
 
 New Federal Income Tax Withholding Tables
 
 Superintendent Pensionable Salary
 
 Retirement Incentive Program for State Employed TRB Members
  (This is not available for public school teachers)
 
 New Policy on Purchasing Out of State Teaching Credit
 
 New Policy on Service Purchase With Supplemental Account
 
 New Rates for CTRB Health Plan
 
 New Additional Service Credit Cost Estimator
 
 CTRB Health Plan Information
  Teachersí Retirement Board Medicare Supplemental Health Insurance Plan Changes Regarding Prescriptions
 
 TRB Approves New Pharmacy Benefits Manager
 
 New Pharmacy Benefits Manager - Questions & Answers
 
 New Pharmacy Benefits Manager - Caremark Temporary Prescription ID Card
 
 Puerto-Rico's New Birth Certificate Law
 
 Public Hearing on Connecticut Teachers' Retirement System Financial Viability - Held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 3-5 pm.
 
 CSIdentity Protective Service Regarding The Missing Flash Drive
 
 Interim Board Member Seat Available for a Retired Member
  Apply in person with a resume before October 23, 2017 3:00 pm.
 
 How do I change my tax withholding?
 
 Process for Documenting Additional Service Credit
 
 July 1, 2018 Retireesí Withdrawal of Supplemental and/or Voluntary Funds
  ***Forms due by September 30, 2018***
 
 Acceptance of Rollovers and Trustee-To-Trustee Transfers
 
 Board Meeting Scheduled for February 10, 2016 was Cancelled
 
 July 2015 New Policy Regarding Documentation and Payment Due Dates
  Attention Retirees, Important Notice Regarding Due Dates Associated With Purchasing Service Credit and Voluntary Annuities With the CT Teachersí Retirement Board
 
 TRB Temporarily Unavailable by Phone/Email/Fax
  We are doing system maintenance and we will be unavailable by phone, email and fax today Monday, September 8th for a couple of hours starting at noon.
 
 Income Tax Exemption for Teacher Pensions
 
 Medicare Part D Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount (Part D-IRMAA)
 
 Regarding GASB 68 & GASB 67 Reports
  These reports are available on this website on the Statistics and Research page.
 
 Connecticut Income Tax Exemption - Note to Residents - Clarification
  You do not need to complete a form to get the exemption. Fill out the tax change form only if you want to change your CT tax withholding.
 
 New Annuity Factors - Potential Retirees
  The Teachersí Retirement Board adopted new annuity factors for the Supplemental Account and the Voluntary Account to become effective September 1, 2017.
 
 RFP for RDS File Reopening
 
 New Legislation Affects Non-Vested Inactive Accounts
 
 Medicare Advantage Opt-Out Form
  The Opt-Out form is due by May 1, 2018.
 
 Interim Active Teacher Board Position
 
 Anthem Medicare Advantage in-Network List of Doctors
 
 Viability Commission meeting
  A Viability Commission meeting was held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm at TRB.
 
 Viability Commission Report
 
 Schedule for TRB Health Plan Meetings (Administered by Stirling)
  A schedule of the TRB Health Plan meetings (administered by Stirling Benefits) is now available and the Stirling Benefits customer service line 1-800-447-6689 is open for questions.
 
 Anthem and Express Scripts ID Cards
  Use the Express Scripts ID card for Part D prescriptions, the Anthem ID card is for medical coverage. Call Anthem Customer Service line 1-833-607-6518 for questions and replacement Anthem ID cards.
 
 Experiencing problems accessing the Express Scripts online account
  For those members enrolled in the Anthem medical plan and are experiencing problems accessing the Express Script online account for prescriptions, we are aware of this and are working diligently with Express Scripts in resolving this matter.
 
 Petition Announcement for Open Seats
 
 RFP - Pension and OPEB Actuarial Services
  The Connecticut State Teachersí Retirement Board (TRB) requests proposals for pension and health actuarial services from qualified actuarial firms.
 
 Open Enrollment 2019 - extended to November 26, 2018
  The annual open enrollment period for the upcoming 2019 plan year has been extended to November 26, 2018.
 
 2019 Open Enrollment Health Meeting Schedule
(New meeting added in South Windsor, CT)
  Schedule for Open Enrollment Meetings presented by TRB is available.
 
 Duplicate Insurance Card Request
  To request a duplicate insurance id card please contact the plan that you have enrolled in. For Anthem Medicare Advantage call 1-833-607-6518, for Stirling Benefits call 1-800-447-6689.
 
 January 2019 Retirement Monthly Pension Benefit notices
  Although the incorrect CT tax amount was printed on your notice, the correct CT tax amount was withheld and the correct pension amount was deposited to your account. Corrected notices are being mailed. There is no action required on your part. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience.
 
 Important Notice of Change Regarding the STRBís Voluntary Account/Annuity Purchase
 
 STRBís Voluntary Account/Annuity Purchase Change Effective February 13, 2019 Q&A
  The Teachers Retirement Board understands you may have questions regarding the administrative change to the voluntary account effective February 13, 2019. We hope that this Q&A provides additional clarification.
 
 RFP Healthcare Consulting and Benefit Administrative Services
  The State of Connecticut Teachersí Retirement Board (TRB) is seeking proposals in response to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for Healthcare Consulting and Benefit Administrative Services.
 
 RFP# 2019-01 Questions and Answers
 
 Are you turning 65 in the next few months?
  Medicare Enrollment Webinars will be held on the first Friday of every month @ 10 am starting in May 2019.