Retirees remain satisfied with health and retirement benefits

Retirees remain satisfied with health and retirement benefits

September 8, 2020
Benefits survey results graphicMost State of Texas employees and retirees are satisfied with the health and retirement benefits offered through the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP), according to two surveys conducted late last year.

More than 6,700 randomly selected employees and retirees of Texas state agencies and higher education institutions completed the surveys in November and early December 2019. The health benefits survey asked members’ opinions about health, dental and vision coverage, as well as wellness programs. A separate survey collected input about the state’s defined benefit pension plan and the Texa$averSM 401(k) / 457 Program.

ERS regularly seeks input from members and generally conducts member surveys every few years. The  University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Organizational Excellence (IOE) administered the surveys.

See a few responses at right or view the full report here: Retirement and Benefits Survey Report, February 2020.