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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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  • Let’s get physical! A burst of activity in your day has immediate and lasting rewards. Some local familiar faces tell you how to work in a workout anytime, anywhere.

  • Did you know that your HealthSelectSM coverage includes a caregiving team of Texas-based nurses and social workers? Read how one team thought of needs beyond medicine to “ramp up” support for a Texan named John.

  • What do you do when you need medical care while camping? Find out how Julius used his HealthSelect of Texas® benefits and his smartphone to take care of his son Eli.

  • Eating a diet low in fat and rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains can help not only your heart but also your eyes. Put these eye-healthy foods to work for you. Here’s to eating your carrots – and your steak and eggs.

  • Before you set health goals, you have to know where you’re starting from. After your annual checkup, take the next step by taking the online health assessment. Here’s what’s in it for you.

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