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


It's a new plan year, but if you made changes to your benefits during Summer Enrollment, you won't see them reflected if in your pay check until next month.


Add more fruits and vegetables to your diet—they're good for you!


We often think of September as back-to-school month. For those enrolled in HealthSelectâ„  of Texas or Consumer Directed HealthSelectâ„ , this September is also back-to-fitness month.


The ERS Board of Trustees had a busy meeting in August.


It's the end of Plan Year 2018. Learn what your next steps are if you haven't used we all of the funds in your TexFlex flexible spending account (FSA).

More news from ERS for State of Texas employees