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Texas Health and Human Services Commission Benefits

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  • Health Insurance(18 comments)

    “The insurance coverage was changed in the middle of the calendar year for a cheaper plan where service providers were harder to come by as none were...”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(7 comments)

    “Lots of time off if you include holidays. The organization has been known to give extra optional leave (basically, extra vacation hours) throughout...”

  • Retirement Plan(6 comments)

    “The retirement plan is good. The problem is no one will tell you about it. You have to educated your self.”

  • Nov 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former DSP in Austin, Texas

    the benefits are not worth working there

  • Nov 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Grand Prairie, Texas

    No matching 401k, but plenty of paid holidays.

  • Nov 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    Like other state government agencies in Texas, HHSC offers full health insurance coverage for the employee, retirement pension, and generous time off.

  • Nov 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Specialist in Austin, Texas

    Great package, I am very happy with it.

  • Nov 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Texas in Austin, Texas

    The health insurance was at one time the best package; however, they have begun to cut costs and they are doing so by taking it from the employees first.

  • Nov 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Austin, Texas

    Paid employee health insurance and 50% paid family health insurance.

  • Nov 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    Lots of time off: 8 closed holidays, 4 skeleton crew holidays in which departments are required to only staff a minimal amount of workers. If you have to work one of these days, you get holiday comp time to use on another date of your choosing, 80 hours of vacation leave, and 40 hours of sick leave. Health insurance is FREE for employees, but employees must pay premium for children, spouse etc. I think I pay about $220 per month for my dependent child. The health plans are all rather mediocre, but there are a couple to choose from. There are three dental plans to choose from, with the least expensive option being nothing more than a discount program. Vision insurance is a bit pricey, and the benefits aren't all that great. The organization provides a free life insurance policy probably enough to cover funeral expenses, but little more. Optional life insurance is available up to 4 times your salary. Short and long-term care insurance is also available. The organization has a MANDATORY pension plan that employees contribute 9.9% for their gross salary to. There is also an OPTIONAL 401(k) plan. All new employees are auto-enrolled into the 401(k) plan, and it is your responsibility to opt the administrator and opt out. The organization claims to have a work-from-phone option for some positions, but it is very difficult to get management to allow you to do so.

  • Sep 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Instructional Developer - state of texas in Austin, Texas

    health insurance, vision, dental, 401K, sick time off and paid vacation time

  • Sep 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    Benefits are pretty great and kick in after 90 days if no previous state experience. No complaints at all reallly

  • Aug 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Dallas, Texas

    The package that the HR person recommends is great, also do not get the dental that you pay a little every month. Get the one that comes out more monthly as you pay less when you go to the dentis.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (66)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • CheckmarkPension Plan (58)
  • 401K Plan
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (63)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • CheckmarkMaternity & Paternity Leave (56)
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (51)
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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