To provide communications, programs, services and activities of interest to TI retirees and former TIers around the world.

TI Retiree Health Resources

Useful Info for Health Resources

Medicare  @ 800-633-4227

Hospice Care Coverage -  (requires an account registration)

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion


TI Retirees

TI Health Benefits:

Medicare-eligible age 65 or older – Via Benefits  @ 1-844-638-4642

Through Via Benefits, TI  provides access to individual  medical and prescription drug plans that supplement Medicare coverage, as well as dental  and  vision  plans. Via Benefits advisors are available Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm,  Central Time. has recently announced that Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers a test to see if you have coronavirus (officially called 2019-novel coronavirus or COVID-19).  This test is covered when your doctor or other health care provider orders it if you got the test on or after February 4, 2020.

Under age 65 – TI Benefits Center @ 1-888-660-1411, option 1

Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 7:30 pm Central Time, except for most New York Stock Exchange holidays. The TI Benefits Center is operated by Fidelity.

For those Pre-Medicare participants, who are still on TI’s medical plan, TI has updated its health summary plan to provide services for COVID-19 testing (performed according to CDC criteria as determined by your health care provider) and treatments are covered at 100% of the Allowable Amount. For any questions, Pre-Medicare participants should call the Blue Cross/Blue Shield customer support line at 1-888-630-2583. 

Blue Cross Blue Shield @ 866-866-2300

Delta Dental (Starts 01/01/20)  @ 888-660-1411

CVS Caremark   @ 800-557-5749

2020 (March UPDATE) TI Retiree Health Benefits Summary Plan Description

Tobacco Cessation

Flu Shots:

Flu shots will not be available at the annual TI Retiree Luncheons any longer due to the refrigeration requirement for the FLUAD vaccine (for people aged 65 years and older).

Safety Glasses:


Focus on Eyes
343 Dalrich Village
Richardson TX 75080
Contact: Dawn
Eye exam appointments may also be scheduled at this location.  The doctor’s office does accept VSP insurance for eye exams and other services or products that are not related to issuing TI Safety Glasses.
Mon – Thurs  8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday


New Vision
3368 Highway 6, Ste. A
Sugerland, TX  77478
Mon – Fri  10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Sunday


Eyemart Express
4182 Town Center Street
Sherman TX 75092
Mon – Fri 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sat      9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Raytheon Retirees

Raytheon Benefits Center  @ 800-358-1231  or TDD (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf) @ 1-800-562-2307

TI-Raytheon  Systems retirees  should  have  Social  Security  and  personal  identification  numbers available  when  calling. Check  with  the  Raytheon  Benefits  Center  for  latest  benefit  contact information.

UMR @ 877-559-4244