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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January 2014

Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer

Choosing Between Treatment Options: Should I Make a Regular Appointment, Visit Urgent Care, or Go to an Emergency Room?

When you are ill or injured and think you need medical treatment right away, it can be tough to decide where to go. Learn more about how you can plan ahead so that you choose the best treatment option for you and your family members.

For 2014: Resolve to Take Charge of Your Health Care

As you're making your New Year's resolutions, consider adding this one: to stay informed and in charge of your own health care this year. Learn practical tips for making this resolution stick in 2014.

Wellness Wise

It's a New Year. Are You Ready for a New You?

By now, you've probably made your resolutions for 2014. Learn how the workshops, tools, and trackers available in the Living Well Health Platform can help you succeed.

Retirement Corner

New Year, New Saver's Credit Limits for UTSaver Plans

The annual contribution limits for voluntary retirement accounts and the income limits for the saver's credit have been established for 2014. Find out what the limits are and how you can maximize your retirement savings in your UTSaver accounts.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

Healthy Eating for the New Year

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A new year brings a fresh start. For many of us, healthy eating is near the top of our list of resolutions - especially after stuffing ourselves with traditional holiday foods. Try these ideas to freshen up your healthy recipe collection.