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Employee and Retiree Benefits

Employee Benefit Providers    IowaBenefits                                        

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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Review how to continue your insurance benefits at retirement

Continuation of health and dental coverage after coverage ends

Benefit News and Information


2017 Benefits at a Glance 

The State of Iowa recognizes that employees have different needs. That’s why the State offers a benefit program that allows you to choose among a number of benefit options. Benefits may vary between employees based on their collective bargaining status.

AFSCME-covered employees 
Executive Branch Non-Contract employees 
UE/IUP-covered employees 
SPOC-covered employees 
Judicial Branch employees 
Legislative Branch employees

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The Benefits Management Team of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services developed this website to provide you with information about your benefit options, and serve as a valuable resource for information about your benefits.  The benefits described at this website are subject to change.  Nothing herein shall be construed as a guarantee of benefits.  This website is not a complete description of the State of Iowa’s benefit plans.  Nothing on this website supersedes or changes any of the terms and conditions of any plan documents, insurance policies, or other legal agreements.  If the wording in this website contradicts any plan documents, laws, regulations, administrative rules, insurance policies, or other legal agreements, the wording in the official documents and agreements will govern. If you have any questions, please contact your Human Resources Associate.