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Insurance Insights

How UT Select Premium Rates are Determined

The University of Texas System provides health benefits for System employees, retirees and their dependents through UT SELECT. UT SELECT is not a traditional insurance plan in which risk is transferred to a commercial insurance company. Instead, in order to minimize cost, the Plan is self-funded and administered by the Office of Employee Benefits (OEB). Read more about your UT SELECT plan.

Retirement Corner

Understanding Your Fund Options

The UTRetirement Programs have an abundance of funds to invest your voluntary UTSaver DCP and UTSaver TSA contributions in. All of the funds are in four major investment categories: Asset Allocation or LifeCycle Funds, Mutual Funds, Annuities and the Self-Directed Brokerage Option. Read more on how to understand your fund options.

Wellness Wise

Step Up to Nutrition and Health

The food and physical activity choices made today—and everyday—affect your health and how you feel today and in the future. Eating right and being physically active are keys to a healthy lifestyle. Read more about how Dietary Guidelines for Americans, can lead the way to a healthier you.

21 Healthier Fast-Food Meals

Hey, it happens to the best of us. When you're hungry and have only a few minutes (or a few bucks), fast food calls out to you. Yes, fast food is higher in sodium than it should be and tends to be devoid of fruits, vegetables, and fiber, but there are some healthier fast-food options out there; you just need to know how to order. Read more about the to secrets of eating healthy Fast Foods.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

Berry-licious Tips and Recipes

I love almost all types of fruit, but can I tell you what my absolute favorites are? Strawberries, raspberries and blackberries! My favorite jam? Triple-berry jam (featuring the aforementioned berries). Read more about these Berry-licious Tips and Recipes!

Contact Us

If you would like a specific topic discussed or have a question you would like answered in a future issue of this newsletter, please send your suggestions to benefits@utsystem.edu.

UT System Employee Benefits Website: www.utsystem.edu/benefits/
UT System Retirement Programs Website: www.utretirement.utsystem.edu
Your Local Benefits Office: www.utsystem.edu/benefits/contacts.asp#1