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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.





Benefit Providers

Explore valuable benefits and services as a State of Iowa employee    Review benefits and services available as a State of Iowa retiree   List of benefit providers and their contact information 

Benefits at a Glance 2018 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. 

Benefit News and Information

2019 Employee Enrollment and Change Period is coming soon

The 2019 Enrollment and Change will be held October 8, 2018 – November 9, 2018.

Please use this enrollment and change period as an opportunity to review your health care options, dental care, supplemental life insurance coverage and whether you want to contribute to a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and/or a dependent care FSA. 

The October edition of HRExpress will contain more detailed information. Also, webcasts will be available and meetings will be scheduled on the Capitol Complex in October.

2019 Retiree Enrollment and Change Period: Oct. 15 - Dec. 7, 2018

The Enrollment and Change period is your opportunity to review your options and choose the coverage best suited for you.  

Dates, times, and location of the retiree enrollment and change meetings.

Stay tune - more information will be coming.

 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.


Last reviewed 07/19/2018
Last updated 09/05/2018