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Benefit Programs

The following links will take you off the ERS website and to the websites of our benefit programs.

Health Insurance

Prescription Drug Coverage

Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Basic Term, Optional Term, Dependent Term and Retiree Fixed Optional Life Insurance;
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance Insured by Minnesota Life, an affiliate of Securian Financial Group, Inc

Dental Coverage

TexFlexSM

  • Health care, dependent care and limited flexible spending accounts; commuter spending account Administered by ADP

Retirement

Texas Income Protection PlanSM (TIPP)

  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
    Administered by ReedGroup

State of Texas Vision

  • Administered by Superior Vision

Discount Purchase Program

  • Administered by Beneplace
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03 Oct, 2017

Check TexFlexSM balances and file claims for Plan Year 2017

03 Oct, 2017

ERS will be accepting applications through October 15 to serve on the Group Benefits Advisory Committee (GBAC).

03 Oct, 2017

If you are feeling a little uncertain about your retirement savings, you aren't alone

03 Oct, 2017

It's that time of year again, time to roll up our sleeves and get that flu shot.

03 Oct, 2017

Avoid surprise medical bills and delays with these tips.

More news for ERS State employees
12 Sep, 2017

On August 23, the ERS Board of Trustees made important decisions about your benefits. These decisions were aimed at protecting your retirement security while also allowing the state to fulfill its commitments to future retirees.

12 Sep, 2017

Annual Fall Enrollment 2017 for Medicare–eligible retirees

12 Sep, 2017

Generally, direct-deposit annuities are sent on the last business day of the month and paper checks are mailed on the second-to-last business day of the month.

12 Sep, 2017

For more than 20 years, internal auditor Catherine A. Melvin, has excelled in a job that is little understood and under- appreciated–that is, until her efforts helped an organization achieve its goals and objectives...

12 Sep, 2017

On August 19, 2017, the Employees Retirement System of Texas(ERS)launched its redesigned website and domain name.

More news for ERS State retirees
10 Aug, 2017

Most evenings, ERS retiree Charlie Keen enjoys some of the most beautiful sunsets in Texas from the deck of his home overlooking Lake Travis.

10 Aug, 2017

Eligible HealthSelect participants can join Real Appeal, an online program to improve health and wellness.

10 Aug, 2017

Meet Virginia L. Harwell, the founder of Real Appeal

31 May, 2017

For 20 years, Thomas Barker-White has worked for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), currently as a statewide intake supervisor overseeing a staff of nine.

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