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

  • Changes to your Oct. 1 paycheck
    September 06, 2023

    Any changes you made to your benefits during Summer Enrollment will show on your Oct. 1 paycheck. Know what to expect by reviewing these reminders.

  • The new plan year for HealthSelectSM medical plans began Sept. 1. Learn about changes and brush up on plan features to make the most of your benefits.

  • Get your flu shot now to give your body time to get ready for flu season. Your HealthSelectSM medical plan covers the vaccine from an in-network provider at no cost to you.

  • Living with sickle cell
    September 06, 2023

    Sickle cell trait is an inherited blood disorder affecting one million to three million Americans. People may not have symptoms, but can pass the gene to their children, possibly leading to serious—even life-threating—conditions. Learn more about sickle cell and available treatment options.

  • Superior Vision’s call center and website available through Feb. 28, 2024.