The URS Newsroom: For Policymakers, Media, and the Public

Facts and Stats


» Governed by Title 49, URS is a component unit of the State of Utah.

» URS serves more than 250,000 members and about 490 public employers, including the State of Utah, its local governments, school districts, higher education, and more.

» URS has eight retirement systems.

» URS offers four retirement savings plans (401(k), 457(b), Roth, and Traditional IRAs)

» URS has a major impact in the state’s economy. URS paid more than $1.92 billion in pension payments to Utah residents in 2022.

PEHP Health & Benefits

» PEHP Health & Benefits is the insurance division of URS. Public entities who participate in URS are also eligible to offer PEHP medical, dental, life, and LTD benefits to their employees.

» PEHP collectively serves public employees statewide for medical, dental, life, flexible spending, long-term disability, and more.

» PEHP offers all insurance products on a self-funded basis. This means we hold funds in trust for the benefit of the groups and individuals that we serve. 

» PEHP offers the largest network of providers in the state of Utah, with options that cover every public hospital in the state.