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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 EyeMed

Dependent Eligibility Verification

  • Administered by Alight Solutions

Discount Purchase Program

  • Administered by Beneplace

Benefits Coordinator Community Group

News and resources for benefits coordinators and HR professionals
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More news for ERS State employees
  • Despite our best intentions, we sometimes forget to take a medication dose—especially if it’s a new medication or a medication we are supposed to take multiple times a day, or if we have to take more than one daily medication.

  • Retirees not eligible for Medicare: Choose your benefits, your way July 8–19.

  • You now have the option to enroll in two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a security method that requires you to provide additional verification to gain access to your ERS OnLine account.

  • ERS deposits or mails your annuity payment on the last business day of the month.

  • Group term life insurance through the Texas Group Benefits Program (GBP) can help protect against the unexpected loss of life. Often people wonder, though, about needs and protection outside of what an employer offers.

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