Active Employees

Eligibility

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

11/4/2020
The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) thanks you for tuning in to the TexFlexSM flexible spending account program webinars we conducted this year.
 
11/4/2020
Preventive checkups and screenings are important for maintaining wellness and long-term health, even during a pandemic.
 
11/4/2020
Does your medication need a prior authorization (PA)? The PA review process helps determine if the HealthSelectSM  Prescription Drug Program covers the medication.
 
11/4/2020
The ERS Board of Trustees will consider proposed amendments at their December meeting.
 
11/4/2020
Planning for retirement can be pretty complicated. Tune in to one of our November webinars about the Texa$averSM 401(k) / 457 Program and hear a Texa$aver Retirement Plan Advisor’s outlook on how to reach your financial goals. 
 

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