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.

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Retirement Contributions
and Planning

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

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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..

Rates and Forms

Employee News

Allergy season, like an unwelcome guest at your door, is on its way. Put up your best defense by knowing what you can do to be prepared.
We’re about mid-way through the plan year, so it’s a good time to see how many TexFlexSM dollars you’ve spent. 
It's a great time to get active. This month, HealthSelect of Texas participants can join the Fitness Program without paying the enrollment fee.  
Research shows that not getting enough sleep, or getting poor-quality sleep, can be bad for your health. Learn how to make sleep a priority.
While a trip to the ER can be stressful, you can avoid the strain of higher medical bills by choosing an in-network ER. 

More news from ERS for State of Texas employees