- May 2010
As posted in the March 2010 “A Matter of Health” newsletter, the Fully-Insured Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Plan and the UT FLEX Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Day Care Plans were submitted for competitive bid to the Texas Marketplace. By state law, UT System’s Office of Employee Benefits is required to request competitive proposals for each insurance plan offered at least once every six years. This process ensures that vendors contracting with UT System offer plans and services that are competitive with the current marketplace and that UT System plan participants continue to receive the best possible benefits at the lowest possible overall cost. Learn more about our partnerships.
Introducing a new Debit Card Activity feature available for PayFlex Card users! Now you can view your card status, outstanding card transactions and provide your debit card receipts all in one place. With this new feature, you can keep your card active simply by uploading documentation online! Read more about the new updates.
You may be able to borrow from your UTSaver 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) or your UTSaver 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan, but is it a good idea? The terms may seem attractive compared with other alternatives. Use these six facts you should know before you borrow.
National Employee Health and Fitness Day is celebrated annually on the third Wednesday of May.Thousands of employers from all sectors join in celebrating and promoting the health of America's workforce to the individual employee , their family and our Nation. Presented Nationally by the National Association for Health and Fitness all employers are encouraged to participate.
Throughout your life you will have to make health decisions for yourself and your family. The decisions you make will influence your overall well-being as well as the quality and cost of your care. In general, people who work with their doctors to make health decisions are happier with the care they receive and the results they achieve.Learn how to improve your skills for making wise health decisions.
America's children are missing out on five essential nutrients critical to their growth and good health. Coming up short are calcium, fiber, magnesium , vitamin E, and potassium , according to the latest "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" from the U.S. government.
Are your kids getting enough of these vital nutrients? Read on to find out which nutrients your child may lack, why, and how to get these five essential nutrients back into your child's diet.
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