State of Illinois announces the TRAIL (Total Retiree Advantage Illinois) Program open enrollment

Open enrollment will begin November 1st for the Total Retiree Advantage Illinois (TRAIL) Program and will go into place January 1, 2023. This program impacts State of Illinois retirees, annuitants, and survivors, and provides Medicare-eligible members and their covered dependents medical and prescription drug coverage.

Live TRAIL seminars and webinars are available to provide additional information to current or newly eligible individuals. Reservations are required to attend these in-person seminars and can be made by visiting or by calling 1-855-223-4807. Beginning November 1st, 2022, individuals interested in the program can go to for more information.

TRAIL is replacing the retiree Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) Program from United Health Care as they switch contracts to Aetna PPO.

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