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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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June 2013

Annual Enrollment

Important Dates to Remember

Details about your UT Benefits enrollment options and premium rates for the upcoming plan year are due to arrive in your email inbox by July 3. Do you know the other important Annual Enrollment dates you should be keeping in mind?

Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer

New Contract Awarded for Long Term Care Insurance

OEB recently concluded the Request for Proposals (RFP) process for a Long Term Care (LTC) insurance provider and has awarded a new contract to Continental Casualty Company (CNA) that will be effective September 1, 2013. Learn more about enrolling in LTC under the new contract.

It Won't Happen to Me... Or Will It?

It's hard to imagine becoming disabled. But disability, and resulting income loss, happens with far more frequency than workers predict. Learn more about the likelihood of disability and what you can do to increase your financial security.

Breastfeeding Support, Services, and Supplies Available through UT SELECT Medical

Under the Affordable Care Act, breast pumps are now a covered benefit under the UT SELECT Medical plan. Learn more about the specific benefits and how to access them.

Wellness Wise

Not Just an Apple a Day

Recent recommendations indicate we should fill half our plates with fruits and vegetables at every meal. Try these quick tips for adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet.

Retirement Corner

The UTRetirement Program's Educate Me Page - Self-Service Tools to Plan for Your Retirement

Many choices have to be made when you begin saving with a UTRetirement account. Whatever questions you may have, the UTRetirement Program's Educate Me page offers resources to help you figure out the answer.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

Twelve Smart Ideas for Breakfast On-the-Go

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Set yourself up for healthy-breakfast success by stocking your shelves with items you can grab and go. Keep these ideas in mind on your next trip to the grocery store.