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Plan Year 2022 Resources
PY22 starts September 1.
Fall Enrollment 2021
Annual benefits enrollment for Medicare-eligible retirees, Nov. 1-19


Benefit Programs

The following links will take you off the ERS website and to the websites of our benefit programs.

Health Insurance

Prescription Drug Coverage

Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Basic Term, Optional Term, Dependent Term and Retiree Fixed Optional Life Insurance;
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) 

Dental Coverage

Tax-advantaged Spending/Savings Accounts

Retirement

Texas Income Protection PlanSM (TIPP)

  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance Administered by ReedGroup

State of Texas Vision

  • Administered by Superior Vision

Dependent Eligibility Verification

  • Administered by Alight Solutions

Discount Purchase Program

  • Administered by Beneplace

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