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Employee and Retiree Benefits

The State of Iowa’s commitment to its employees is demonstrated by the total compensation package provided by the State. Employees’ compensation is more than just their direct pay. In addition to the direct compensation received as a State of Iowa employee, a significant amount is spent on the benefit plans available to employees and their families.




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Retirees' 2020 Enrollment and Change Period is October 21 - December 7, 2019

2020 Benefits at a Glance

The Benefits at a Glance is an overview of the benefits available to all employees (except SPOC-covered employees). Whether you are a new or a long-term employee, after reviewing Benefits at a Glance, you will have a greater appreciation of your benefits as a State of Iowa employee. 

Health and Well-being Resource for November

Description: Identify common family dynamics, gain insight on knowing when it’s time for additional caregiving support resources, and explore self-care techniques.
Date: Available on demand beginning November 17, 2019 
How to Access: Go to your EAP web site:   Enter your code: IOWA and look for Online Seminars in the lower right hand corner of this homepage or you can search for them by title.



Getting the Most from Your Health Plan.


Visit a doctor 24/7 on your smartphone, tablet or computer from virtually anywhere. With Doctor On Demand, you and your family members can speak with a board-certified doctor who can treat the most common medical conditions and prescribe medication if needed. More information is at the Health Insurance web page.



Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services are provided by KEPRO. KEPRO offers an on-demand webcast every month. More information is at the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) web page.

BALANCE is a newsletter for individuals and their family members eligible for KEPRO services. 



Last reviewed 07/19/2018
Last updated 11/27/2019