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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March 2014

Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer

Benefits Management Series: Making Mid-Year Changes to Your UT Benefits

Welcoming a new child to the family can be very exciting! It can also be overwhelming. This makes it easy to miss some of the less obvious changes that you need to make. Learn more about what it takes to add your new child to your UT Benefits coverage and when you need to take action.

Wellness Wise

Know Your Blood Pressure

You've heard lots of talk about blood pressure, but how much do you really know? Learn more about blood pressure and what having high blood pressure can mean.

What is the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)?

If you don't know the answer to that question, you may be missing out on valuable assistance. Learn more about the assistance that the EAP offers for you and your family at no charge.

Retirement Corner

Push Your Tax Savings to the Limit

Tax time is a great time to consider ways that you can lower your taxable income for next time. Learn how the UTRetirement program can help you can do just that this and save for your retirement at the same time.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

Cooking with Quinoa

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Quinoa is a high protein grain that's also a good source of iron and fiber. These two Quinoa salad recipes will make delicious gluten-free additions to your menu.