Active Employees


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.

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

Summer Enrollment 2020 will be here before you know it. Make sure your information in ERS OnLine is correct so you don’t miss important information from ERS.
Feeling stressed out or anxious? Take some time this month to take care of your mental health.
During this COVID-19 challenge, all Group Benefits Program (GBP) prescription drug programs have early-refill programs in place to ensure you have the resources you need. The HealthSelectSM Prescription Drug Program also offers medication home delivery–at no cost to you for standard shipping.
Education Counselors for the Texa$averSM 401(k) / 457 Program will be available for personalized virtual meetings through the month of May.
WageWorks and the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) are committed to providing participants with continued access to their TexFlexSM benefits during this unique time.

More news from ERS for State of Texas employees