Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer
National Focus on Vision Screening and Eye Health
March is national ‘Save Your Vision’ and ‘Workplace Eye Wellness’ month. One way of protecting your vision now and into the future is to have an annual comprehensive eye exam by an ophthalmologist or optometrist. Of the 124,000 UT employees, retirees and dependents currently enrolled in the UT vision benefits plan, over 41,000 members had a comprehensive eye exam during the most recent plan year. Read more and learn what resources are available to you.
Spring Break Travel: Using UT SELECT While You are Away from Home
You’re probably already familiar with how your UT SELECT Medical and Prescription coverage work when you’re at home and where to find medical help or fill prescriptions if needed. If you're headed out of state or even out of the country for Spring Break. Learn more.
Six Facts You Should Know Before Borrowing from your UTSaver Account
You may be able to borrow from your UTSaver 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) or your UTSaver 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan, but is it a good idea? The terms may seem attractive compared with other alternatives, but below are six facts you should know before you borrow. Learn more.
Your jeans size could be a clue to heart health
Three key numbers – including one surprisingly easy one – could give you a lifesaving preview of your cardiac risk:
- Your blood pressure,
- Your cholesterol levels, and…
- Your waist size!
The Living Well Health Manager, powered by WedMD, has several resources to help you check your heart health risks and the tools you need to help keep your health on-track. Learn more about these resources and more today!
Healthy Recipe of the Month
High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 4 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain. Learn how to prepare delicious recipes and healthy.