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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


TexFlex flexible spending accounts (FSAs) allow you to set aside pre-tax money to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care, dependent care and commuter expenses.


Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetimesj? Fortunately, this type of cancer is preventable, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.


If you travel this summer, remember to prepare for unexpected medical issues.


Read about the Employees Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees and Investment Advisory Committee meeting, held on May 23, 2018. 


The decision you make about health coverage may be the most important one you make about your benefits. 

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