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State Universities Retirement System (SURS)

SURS has produced many publications that are helpful to annuitants. Please click here to view all of the publications SURS has provided.

TRAIL Medicare Advantage

Are you a CIP annuitant or survivor and newly-eligible for enrollment in a Medicare Advantage Plan? If so, you have the opportunity to enroll in TRAIL (Total Retiree Advantage IL.) coverage. TRAIL coverage is a retiree healthcare program sponsored by CIP. TRAIL's offered plans are Medicare Advantage plans. The TRAIL Medicare Advantage plans provide coverage for Part A (hospital insurance), Part B (medical insurance), and Part D (prescription drug). If you are interested in TRAIL and would like to learn more about the plans offered, please click here.