Who is eligible for GBP insurance benefits?

ERS administers insurance benefits for employees and eligible family members of:

Retirees are eligible for GBP coverage if they have at least 10 years of eligible service credit and are age 65 or older, or meet the Rule of 80.

Eligible Family Members:

Your spouse and children must meet the eligibility requirements to be added to coverage for:

  • health insurance,
  • dental plans,
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance and
  • Dependent Term Life Insurance.

You cannot cover:

  • ex-spouses,
  • children who have reached or passed their 26th birthday, unless they are disabled,
  • grandchildren who are not claimed on your federal income tax return, or
  • parents. 

Updated September 28, 2015