belo_mansion_member_benefitsUpdate: The State Bar of Texas also hosted events in Houston and Dallas to provide members with information to help them select options through the Texas Bar Private Insurance Exchange. To view information from all the sessions, click on the following links: TexasAustinDallas, and Houston.

John Jansonius, a partner in Jackson Walker and the chair of the State Bar of Texas Insurance/Member Benefits Subcommittee, spoke to the group in Dallas about insurance options.


Finding the best health insurance coverage can be challenging, so the State Bar of Texas hosted a free luncheon October 31 in Austin to help members explore their options through the Texas Bar Private Insurance Exchange.

A video of that event is now available here. Watch it to learn more about the Texas Bar Private Insurance Exchange, a multicarrier exchange launched by the State Bar of Texas to offer a range of health insurance choices for State Bar members, their staffs, and their dependents.

Topics include:

  • A 2017 health insurance market update
  • A new supplemental health plan that can help reduce overall out-of-pocket expenses
  • Plan advice, including how transitioning from an individual major medical plan to a group plan may be the best option for your small firm
  • Exclusive programs being developed for Texas attorneys

To view additional presentation recordings and materials, click here. To see a webinar that provides enrollment information, click here.

The national open-enrollment period for health insurance coverage runs from November 1, 2016, to January 31, 2017.

For more information, call the Texas Bar Private Insurance Exchange at (800) 282-8626 or go to