Optional Add-on Benefits

Optional Add-on Benefits for Former Employees

Optional benefits allow members to select additional health and product related benefits at an added cost. These benefits fees are the responsibility of participating members.

Select the individuals who will receive your retirement account and life insurance benefits in the event of your death.

Beneficiary Designation


Former employees are not eligible for Disability Insurance.

Former employees can continue their current TexFlex accounts. Flexible spending accounts let you to save, tax-free, for certain expenses. Options include:
  • Health care flexible spending account
  • Dependent care flexible spending account
  • Limited flexible spending account
  • Commuter spending account
Discount Purchase Program

Former employees do not have access to State discounts on products and services.

Long-term care

At this time, ERS does not offer long-term care insurance.