News About Your Benefits

Health care services while on vacation

June 6, 2018

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

Highlights from the May 2018 Board of Trustees meeting

June 6, 2018

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

Have fun in the sun, but protect yourself

June 6, 2018

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

Preparing for a great Summer Enrollment

June 4, 2018

ERS staff is busy getting everything ready for you. Be on the lookout for your Personal Benefits Enrollment Statement (PBES). This will come in the mail to you before your Summer Enrollment phase starts.

HealthSelect costs are higher for out-of-network care

May 2, 2018

HealthSelectSM of Texas is a point-of-service plan. You can get care from providers even if they aren’t in the network. But if you do, you are likely to pay more for those services.

WorkLife Walk-in Clinic by UT Health Austin

May 2, 2018

A walk-in clinic is now available as an option for those who work in the Capitol Complex and are enrolled in HealthSelectSM.

Get ready for 2018 Summer Enrollment

May 2, 2018

Summer Enrollment is coming soon. It’s time to start thinking about your health insurance and other benefits. Do you want to make changes?

Get to know your optional benefits

May 2, 2018

As you consider your benefits and coverage as Summer Enrollment draws near, consider whether short-term or long-term disability coverage is something you need when life events happen to you.

Public Service Recognition Week is May 6-12

May 2, 2018


To all State of Texas workers who dedicate their talents and expertise to help further the missions of Texas state agencies and higher education institutions:

Thank you!

Mental Health: Understand your benefits and seek care when you need to

May 2, 2018

Your mental health has a big impact on your overall health. Know what mental health services your health plan covers so you can seek care when you need it.

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