New Contracts Awarded for UT SELECT Medical Plan Administrator and UT System Health Risk Assessment and Wellness Platform
The UT System Office of Employee Benefits is required under state law to request and evaluate competitive proposals at least once every six years for each insurance plan offered as part of the UT Benefits program, as well as for the contracts for all administrative services provided in support of self-funded plans by third-party administrators. Learn more about this process and the new contracts awarded following the two most recent Requests for Proposals.
Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer
New Reporting Requirement for W-2s Issued after January 1, 2013
Beginning this year employers are required to report the total cost of employer-sponsored health insurance benefits on each employee's Form W-2. The value of your employer-sponsored health insurance benefits is reported for informational purposes only and is not considered taxable income. Learn more about this new W-2 reporting requirement.
UT FLEX - New Employee Alert Option - Debit Card Substantiation Notification
The vast majority of debit card transactions for UT FLEX Health Care Reimbursement Accounts (HCRAs) are automatically verified and require no further action by a UT FLEX participant to validate the claim. A few situations do require participants to follow-up. Staying up to date when documentation is required for your UT FLEX debit card transaction is now easier than ever. Learn more about how you can receive automatic electronic notifications from PayFlex if documentation for your debit card transaction is needed.
How to Avoid Your Own Personal Fiscal Cliff
If you haven’t yet begun to focus on saving and investing for your future, there is no better time than now. Learn more about how to improve your chances of reaching your financial goals and avoiding a personal fiscal cliff at retirement.
A New Year, A New You! Get Inspired for a Healthy New Year.
It's a brand New Year and a perfect time to make a fresh start on achieving the goals that are most important to you. Many New Year's resolutions focus on improving health and wellness. Making a specific, realistic plan for the goals that are most important to you means the changes you make will be more likely to stick. Learn more about how to set yourself up for success as you set your personal goals for the coming year.
Healthy Recipe of the Month
Warm Up with Lighter, Satisfying Meals from Your Slow-Cooker
The New Year brings plenty of cold weather and that often inspires a craving for warm, comforting meals. After the holiday rush and lots of big meals during December, you may also be looking for healthier meal ideas that will satisfy the whole family without requiring too much effort. Why not try out one or two of these slow-cooker recipes this month from Cooking Light?