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ACR 60187 – USPS System Change
Sept. 1, 2016

Introduction

Application Change Request (ACR) 60187 modified the Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System (USPS) to create new Employees Retirement System (ERS) deduction and state match codes effective Sept. 1, 2016.

Note: USPS documentation will be updated soon to reflect these changes.

Issue

ERS now allows employees to participate in a:

  • Consumer Directed HealthSelect Plan with two components:
    • High Deductible Health Plan
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Limited Flexible Spending Account
  • Vision plan

Solution

USPS now includes the following deduction and state match codes to identify the new ERS accounts:

Deduction Name Vendor Mail Code Deduction #
Consumer Directed HealthSelect 33273273277-002 32
State HSA 33273273277-039 43
Employee HSA 33273273277-040 42
Limited Flexible Spending Account 33273273277-042 40
Vision 33273273277-002 35

Screens affected

  • HMTU1 (Group Insurance Participant Information)
  • New screen – HMTU2 (Flexible Participant Information)

Reports affected

  • Report 006 (Benefits Profile)
  • Report 162 (Payroll and Deduction Register)
  • Report 185 (Pay Period Summary Totals)
  • Report 189 (Payroll Detail Report)
  • Report 190 (Consolidated History Detail)
  • Report 192 (State Matching Money)
  • Report 571 (Generated State Paid Insurance)
  • Report 959 (Benefit Totals Reported to ERS)
  • Report 961 (Agency Accounting Control Totals)
  • Report 993 (Employee Insurance Information)

Extracts affected

  • Accounting File Extract – Layout I (Insurance Record)
  • Accounting File Extract – Layout PL (Payment Labor Record)

    Note: A field name changed on one line only.

  • Personnel Management File Extract – Layout HMT (Group Insurance/Flex Participant Info)

For more information

Please contact your USPS representative if you have any questions.

Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Questions? Contact statewide.accounting@cpa.texas.gov
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