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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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News and Information

2020 Benefits at a Glance 
All State Employees except SPOC-covered  SPOC-covered Employees


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Getting the Most from Your Health Plan

The Department of Administrative Services – Human Resources Enterprise is providing this information about the State of Iowa’s benefits. The information on this web page is subject to change. Nothing herein shall be construed as a guarantee of benefits. This webpage is not a complete description of the State of Iowa’s benefit plans. Nothing on this web page supersedes or changes any of the terms and conditions of any plan documents, insurance policies, or other legal agreements. If the wording in this web page contradicts any plan documents, laws, regulations, administrative rules, insurance policies, or other legal agreements, the wording in the official documents and agreements will govern.

Last reviewed 07/19/2018
Last updated 01/07/2020