Who is eligible for GBP insurance benefits?

Choosing benefits for Active Employees

As a State of Texas employee, you earn valuable benefits.

Health Benefits

Health Benefits

ERS’ health plans can help you and your family live a more healthy and financially secure life.

Retirement Contributions and Planning

Retirement Contributions
and Planning

You and the state invest throughout your career for a stable lifetime benefit when you retire.

Optional Add-on Benefits

Optional Add-on Benefits

Optional benefits provide additional security and savings.

New Employee

Need to enroll in a new benefit program or change coverage? Don’t miss Summer Enrollment.

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

Employee News


If you find yourself in a situation when you disagree with your plan's decision to deny a claim, you have a right to appeal. If you are enrolled in a HealthSelect plan, ERS’ Participant Guide to the Appeal Process is a resource that can help you understand the process.


It will be more cost effective for all HealthSelect of Texas participants to reach those fitness goals this month. Waived: the $25 one-time fitness program enrollment fee. 


Developing an attitude of gratitude may take some effort, but the benefits of adopting such a mindset can be good for your health.


You still have time to file claims for eligible health care and dependent care expenses incurred in 2018 or during the dependent care grace period. Your deadline: December 31, 2018.


Put submitting your TexFlex claims on your holiday “to-do” list.

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