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Mandatory Retirement Programs

At every stage in your career, MD Anderson invests in your future through several retirement plans. All employees participate in Social Security and either TRS or ORP. Each plan includes contributions by both the employee and MD Anderson. 

Teacher Retirement System 
Teacher Retirement System (TRS) is a defined benefit retirement plan that is legislated by the state of Texas and provides a set amount of money at retirement. This is an extremely rich and unique benefit.

Optional Retirement Plan 
The Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) is a defined contribution plan which means that the benefit is determined by market performance. Employees are invited to join ORP based on their job title.

Social Security
The Social Security Administration is a federal agency that provides benefits for eligible person including retirement pensions, Medicare, and disability income.

Contact Information

Social Security Administration 
800-772-1213  

Medicare
800-663-4227

myHR 
713-745-6947


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