Eligibility

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

  • If you find yourself feeling down around the holidays, you’re not alone. Thankfully, as a HealthSelectSM medical plan participant, you have resources and support available to help.

  • If you used Well onTarget® to earn Blue PointsSM for healthy habits this year, now’s the time to redeem your points. Choose from a wide variety of items including fitness gear, kitchen gadgets and camping equipment. Don’t miss out on spending your 2022 points!

  • Alzheimer's resources
    December 07, 2022

    Did you know that about one in every nine adults over the age of 65 is living with Alzheimer’s? Early diagnosis and treatment may help manage symptoms and provide a higher quality of life. Inform yourself with these new resources.

  • ERS encourages you to use TexaSaver’s retirement planning and investment services. They’re secure, comprehensive and often cost less than financial services other companies offer.

  • During the holidays, when stress levels are high, taking some time to explore and search for awe everyday may help lower your stress and connect to your loved ones.