• ERS annuity basics
    March 8, 2021
    Whether it’s been a few months or several years since you retired, you may have some questions about this important benefit. See a few reminders.
  • Scott and White Care Plans (SWCP) and Community First Health Plans (CFHP) will no longer be offered in the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) starting September 1. Learn why this change is happening.
  • Stabilizing the ERS Trust Fund continues to be a top priority, and ERS will continue to keep lawmakers, employees and retirees informed about the importance of making the Fund healthy again.
  • ERS encourages retirees to get a COVID-19 vaccine when they can. It’s fully covered by your health plan—you’ll pay nothing out of pocket. View information and resources to learn about the vaccine and its availability. 
  • The ERS Board of Trustees provides important oversight to state employee benefit programs. You can help decide who fills this important role.
  • Healthy eating is not only be about what we eat but how we eat. Learn a few simple tips that can help you break unhealthy eating habits.
  •  Input from the Group Benefits Advisory Committee helps ensure ERS benefit programs provide value to state workers, retirees and their families. See the name of its newest member and those who are returning to serve another term.
  • The Texas Veterans Land Board is celebrating 75 years of providing programs and services to veterans and their families. Take a moment to learn how this important agency enriches the lives of those who have served.

  • ERS continues to work diligently to address members' needs during the ongoing pandemic. Read updates about building operations, your benefits and COVID-19 vaccination. 
  • Your tax time checklist
    December 7, 2020

    It’s always good to be prepared. Read this brief reminder about the annuity and health insurance information you may need to complete your tax return.