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Choosing benefits for Active Employees

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

Health Benefits

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

Retirement Contributions
and Planning

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

Optional Add-on Benefits

Optional benefits provide additional security and savings.

New Employee

Need to enroll in a new benefit program or change coverage? Don’t miss Summer Enrollment.

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..

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Employee News


Summer Enrollment is coming soon. It’s time to start thinking about your health insurance and other benefits. Do you want to make changes?


As you consider your benefits and coverage as Summer Enrollment draws near, consider whether short-term or long-term disability coverage is something you need when life events happen to you.


HealthSelectSM of Texas is a point-of-service plan. You can get care from providers even if they aren’t in the network. But if you do, you are likely to pay more for those services.


Your mental health has a big impact on your overall health. Know what mental health services your health plan covers so you can seek care when you need it.


To all State of Texas workers who dedicate their talents and expertise to help further the missions of Texas state agencies and higher education institutions:

Thank you!

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