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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


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

Benefits Coordinator Community Group

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  • Alzheimer's resources
    December 07, 2022

    Did you know that about one in every nine adults over the age of 65 is living with Alzheimer’s? Early diagnosis and treatment may help manage symptoms and provide a higher quality of life. Inform yourself with these new resources.

  • If you find yourself feeling down around the holidays, you’re not alone. Thankfully, as a HealthSelectSM medical plan participant, you have resources and support available to help.

  • If you used Well onTarget® to earn Blue PointsSM for healthy habits this year, now’s the time to redeem your points. Choose from a wide variety of items including fitness gear, kitchen gadgets and camping equipment. Don’t miss out on spending your 2022 points!

  • ERS encourages you to use TexaSaver’s retirement planning and investment services. They’re secure, comprehensive and often cost less than financial services other companies offer.

  • During the holidays, when stress levels are high, taking some time to explore and search for awe everyday may help lower your stress and connect to your loved ones.  

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  • Former ERS employee Naushad Ali is enjoying his post-career life. He shares a few tips on what's making his retirement happy and healthy.

  • Avoiding holiday scams
    December 05, 2022

    Beware of holiday shopping and charity scams and that can put a damper on a festive season. Here are some tips on what to watch out for.

  • Tax season is around the corner. Here is a refresher about tax-time forms related to your retirement and health care benefits.

  • If you or a loved one has feelings of anxiety, stress, isolation or depression, you’re not alone. Many Americans report the pandemic has had a big impact on their health. Here are some resources that may help. 

  • Would you like to help make key decisions about the valuable benefits ERS provides? Consider joining the ERS Board of Trustees! Most state agency retirees are now eligible to apply. Nominations open March 1.

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