June 2012> Special Annual Enrollment Edition for UT System Employees
Annual Enrollment Overview and Timeline
Annual Enrollment Period: July 15 – July 31, 2012
The June 2012 “A Matter of Health” newsletter is a special Annual Enrollment (AE) edition providing details on the available insurance plan options and enrollment processes for UT employees and their qualified dependents.
- See an overview of the Annual Enrollment benefits process and link to articles featuring details on premium rates, plan changes and more information.
- Review eligibility requirements for your dependents.
- Important IRS update regarding maximum UT FLEX Health Care Reimbursement Account elections.
- View the Annual Enrollment timeline and mark these dates on your calendar!
Important Retirement Plan Changes
The Office of Employee Benefits is pleased to announce the selection of five companies to provide retirement services for the UT Retirement Program. Learn more »
Quit Smoking/Tobacco Today! We Can Help.
Did you know a free Smoking/Tobacco Cessation Program is available to all UT SELECT members? The University of Texas System is committed to helping smokers quit by offering our UT SELECT medical covered members with Free Smoking/Tobacco Cessation Programs, Pharmaceutical Therapy and Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). Learn more »
Healthy Recipes of the Month
With summer here and all these beautiful fresh vegetables available, I get excited about making fresh veggie dishes. I am sure that, by now, you have heard of “Calabasitas”, which means “little squashes”—a Mexican dish using squash, fresh corn, and ripe tomatoes. It was a favorite of mine growing up and I have served it with great success to “squash haters”, if you can believe that. Here is my version below. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have. I recommend that you do not take any shortcuts but make it the traditional way—it tastes just so much better! Learn how to prepare this delicious and healthy recipe »