Active Employees

Eligibility

Who is eligible for GBP insurance benefits?

Choosing benefits for Active Employees

As a State of Texas employee, you earn valuable benefits.

ERS’ health plans can help you and your family live a more healthy and financially secure life.

Link to Active Employees' Retirement Contributions and Planning page

Retirement Contributions
and Planning

You and the state invest throughout your career for a stable lifetime benefit when you retire.

Link to Active Employees' Optional Add-on Benefits page

Optional Add-on Benefits

Optional benefits provide additional security and savings.

Summer Enrollment 2019

Take time to review your benefits, learn your phase and find the fair closest to you.

Life Changes

You can change many of your benefits as your life changes. Learn more about updating your coverage options after marriage, a new child and other life events.

Rates and Forms

Employee News

7/3/2019
If you and your spouse both work for a state agency or higher-education institution,  Summer Enrollment is a great time think about how to maximize the benefits you can get.
7/3/2019
Members and retirees have voted. On July 11, ERS will certify and announce the election results.
7/3/2019
If you have questions about the change to Delta Dental or your dental benefits that begin on September 1, 2019, Delta Dental is ready to help.
7/3/2019
The Summer Enrollment events have become a tradition. At a recent fair at the Texas Department of Insurance, some of ERS’ plan administrators explained what they like about these events.
7/3/2019
Nobody plans to get sick or injured while on vacation, but it happens. Planning for a safe trip means knowing the health care options you have when you’re away from home.

More news from ERS for State of Texas employees