This orientation is for you if you are an employee of a:
You are now part of the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP). The GBP serves 1 out of every 46 Texans. For the average state agency employee, the total value of the State of Texas benefits package is equal to your base salary plus 32.3%.
Sign up for your benefits now; restrictions may apply if you sign up later.
You should make these choices during the first 31 days:
If you don’t enroll now, you will have to wait until the next Annual Enrollment or until you have a qualifying life event (QLE). You may not be able to enroll in optional insurance later because of something called evidence of insurability (EOI).
You have up to 90 days to make these choices:
If you’re a full-time employee, you’re automatically enrolled in health coverage (HealthSelect) that starts the first day of the month after your 90th day of employment. After your first 90 days, EOI may be required.