July 2013> Special ANNUAL ENROLLMENT Edition for UT System Employees
IMPORTANT: Availability of Summary Health Information
As an employee, the health benefits available to you represent a significant component of your compensation package. They also provide important protection for you and your family in the case of illness or injury. Click here for important information about how to obtain a free copy of the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) for your UT SELECT Medical plan.
Annual Enrollment Period: July 15 – July 31, 2013
The July 2013 “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. Use the links below to learn more.
- 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.
- Review UT FLEX information including an important IRS update establishing a new annual maximum of $2,500 for Health Care Reimbursement Account elections.
- View the Annual Enrollment timeline and mark these important dates on your calendar.
Living Well: You Could Be Next
More than 8,300 members have completed their health assessment through our new Living Well Health Platform and we’ve awarded gift cards to more than 3,700 members. Have you gotten yours yet?
UT System 2013 Physical Activity Challenge Results
This year's UT System Physical Activity Challenge wrapped up a few weeks ago. Thank you to everyone who registered and congratulations to those who completed the challenge! If you have a wellness success story, we want to hear about it. Check out the final results to see how your institution did and learn how you can share your personal success story.
Planning for Retirement: How's Your Financial Health?
During Annual Enrollment, while you are reviewing and making adjustments to your insurance coverage for yourself and your family, it's also a great time to review your financial health and retirement plans. Learn more about what you can do this month to help ensure you'll have the retirement income you need.
Healthy Recipe of the Month
Creamy Potato Salad
Light mayonnaise and nonfat Greek yogurt add creaminess without excess fat to this fingerling potato salad. Try this fun summer side dish or one of three variations.