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Annual Enrollment News

Annual Enrollment for Benefits is Underway!

Annual Enrollment for benefits for the 2009-2010 plan year began on July 1, 2009, and lasts through midnight July 31, 2009. Benefits enrollment elections are made through the My UT Benefits website at (formerly U.T. Touch) and election changes are effective the later of September 1, 2009 or when Evidence of Insurability is approved, if required. Read more about Annual Enrollment and other benefits plan changes.

NEW - View the Annual Enrollment Online Presentations!

Retirement Corner

Retirement Health

While reviewing insurance coverage for yourself and your family, Annual Enrollment is also a great time to review coverage for your financial health.  Read more about this topic.

Wellness Wise

NEW!!! Living Well Health Manager, powered by WebMD

Get a FREE eco-friendly stainless steel water bottle. Simply complete your HealthQuotient from July 1 to August 14, 2009 available at the NEW Living Well Health Manager, Powered by WebMD.

We know good health is important to you and your family.  That’s why effective July 1, 2009, the University of Texas System UT SELECT plan will offer you and your dependents a great new resource called the ‘Living Well Health Manager, powered by WebMD.’ This personalized health information resource gives you and your family free and easy access to the information you need to make smart choices about your health. Learn how to begin living up to your potential.

Print flyer and share with your dependents and co-workers.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

Cold Summer Pasta with Vegetables

Thomas Jefferson-our 3rd President, imported produce from abroad, including squash from Italy and peppers from Mexico. In Jefferson's time, tomatoes were considered an exotic new fruit--one for which he had a particular fondness. He discovered pasta during his diplomatic tenure in France. Noodles were fashionable there at the time, and he sketched plans for a pasta machine during a foray to Northern Italy. Read more on how to prepare this delicious recipe!

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