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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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September 2013

Not just an apple a day. Recent recommendations indicate we should fill half our plates with fruits and vegetables at every meal. Unfortunately, most of us are not getting anywhere close to enough of the good stuff. Access Free tools and resources for healthier eating via our Living Well Health Platform powered by Provant.

Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer

Know Your Benefits

September signals the start of a new plan year. Learn more about what to expect with your UT Benefits as the year gets started.

Remember to Use Your UT FLEX HCRA Funds and File your HCRA and DCRA Claims

If you have a UT FLEX Health Care Reimbursement Account, remember the use-it-or-lose-it rule. And you should be aware of the filing deadline for both HCRA and DCRA claims. Get reminders about key dates coming up along with tips on how to use your remaining funds during the grace period.

Vaccines: Mark Your Calendar to Keep Them Current

You might think children are the only ones who need to stay current on their vaccines. Learn more about what adults should consider when it comes to immunizations.

Wellness Wise

New Plan Year - New You!

The path to wellness begins with truly understanding your own health. Learn more about using the Health Assessment to help you keep track of your health status.

Back-to-School Eating: Seven Healthier Packaged Snacks for Kids

Sometimes you just don't have the time or energy to prepare homemade snacks. Learn more about which packaged options are better when you're buying snacks.

Retirement Corner

Making the Most of It: The UT Fund Performance Report

Are you interested in doing your own research for your UTSaver Retirement account? Learn more about how to use the UT Fund Performance Report.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

Healthy Snacks that Won't Weigh You Down

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Healthy snacking is a great way to fight off hunger between meals. Try one of these recipe options to satisfy the snackers in your house.