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Quit Smoking Today! We Can Help.

Free Smoking/Tobacco Cessation Program available to all UT SELECT members - The University of Texas System is committed to helping smokers quit by offering free Smoking/Tobacco Cessation Programs, Pharmaceutical Therapy and Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) to our UT SELECT Medical plan participants. Learn more about these resources available to you and your dependents.

UT SELECT Medical provides 100% coverage for Preventive Screenings

Free Preventive Care and Services – The UT SELECT Medical plan has offered robust preventive care benefits for many years, including 100% coverage for preventive colonoscopies and no cost immunizations for children under 6 years of age. With the implementation of health care reform, certain additional preventive care and services became available to you with no out of pocket costs as long as you see a network provider and meet certain screening eligibility requirements. Learn more and make your preventive care screening appointment today.

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December 2013

Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer

UT SELECT Medical and the Affordable Care Act

There's been a lot of discussion about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) recently. Some employees and retirees have been wondering whether there will be any impact to the UT SELECT Medical plan. Learn more about what to expect as the ACA moves forward.

Traveling for the Holidays? Your Delta Dental Plan Travels with You.

Dental emergencies are more common than you may realize, and having a basic understanding of your travel coverage can help reduce stress if you need to visit a dentist while you're away from home. Learn more about accessing your dental benefits while you travel.

Wellness Wise

Now Available at Every UT Institution - A Living Well Blood Pressure Station

We are excited to announce that during November each of our UT System institutions received a blood pressure station similar to the ones you have probably seen at your local grocery store or pharmacy. Learn where to find the Living Well blood pressure station at your institution.

Tips for Preventing & Managing High Blood Pressure

Whether you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure or are concerned about your risk factors, there are steps you can take to manage your blood pressure. Learn more about what experts recommend.

Managing Holiday Stress

Holidays are filled with lots of great activities. They can also be stressful with everything that needs to be done. Learn more about how to keep stress in check during the holiday season.

How Well is the Living Well Health Platform Working for You?

Whether you love it, hate it, or somewhere in between, we want to know what you think. Please take a few moments to complete a brief survey and help define your Living Well program.

Retirement Corner

Saving During the Holidays

Finances can easily get stretched thin during the holidays with all of the added expenses. Learn more about how you can minimize financial stress.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

Super-Fast Holiday Recipes

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During the holidays when time is tight, having quick and tasty recipes handy can be a life saver. Try one or more of these super fast options from Cooking Light to help lighten your load in the kitchen this season.