Eligibility

Who is eligible for GBP insurance benefits?

Retiree Benefits

As an eligible State of Texas retiree, you have access to valuable benefits you earned through years of service to the state.

Health Benefits for retirees

Health Benefits

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

Are you eligible for Medicare, or becoming eligible soon? Learn how your state health benefits work with Medicare.

My ERS Retirement

My ERS Retirement

Your stable lifetime annuity payments are the result of your and the state’s contributions throughout your career, and ERS’ sound investment of those contributions.

Optional Add-on Benefits

Optional Add-on Benefits

As a retiree, you still have access to optional benefits that provide additional security and savings. But your options are different from when you were an active employee.

2018 Fall Enrollment

For Medicare retirees and families

Life Changes

Notify ERS as soon as possible when you experience life changes such as marriage, divorce, death, Medicare eligibility or children getting their own coverage. There are possible benefits and coverage options available to you as a result of these types of life changes.

Rates and Forms

Retiree News

9/7/2018

Mops, dusters and sponges are just a few things that come to mind when you think about cleaning. But have you thought about a new toothbrush to freshen up your oral hygiene routine?
9/7/2018

If you are a retiree enrolled in Medicare, you can make changes to health and optional benefits for yourself and your dependents during Fall Enrollment.
9/7/2018

ERS created my position of health promotion administrator to expand access to wellness resources for ERS members in all phases of life.
9/6/2018

With offers on electronics, glasses and more, your Discount Purchase ProgramSM has something for everyone.
9/6/2018

Generally, direct-deposit annuities are sent on the last business day of the month and paper checks are mailed on the second-to-last business day of the month.
More news from ERS for State of Texas retirees