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Annual Enrollment Timeline
Annual Enrollment Period: July 15 – July 31, 2012
The July 2012 “A Matter of Health” newsletter is a special Annual Enrollment (AE) edition providing details on the benefits enrollment process and the uniform benefits plan for U.T. retirees and their qualified dependents.
Annual Enrollment for benefits for the 2012-2013 plan year begins on Sunday, July 15, 2012, and ends on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. During this period, you can:
- Make changes to your benefits
- Make your declaration as a tobacco user or non-tobacco user
- Request new coverage for eligible dependents, and
- Remove ineligible dependents from the program.
Make Informed Benefits Choices: Annual Enrollment Website Available July 13, 2012
Details about Annual Enrollment will be available on the OEB website beginning July 13, 2012. Use the website to learn your benefits plan options, view brief and informative presentations by the insurance vendors, and keep up with the latest reminders for Annual Enrollment which occurs between July 15 and July 31, 2012.
Your UT Benefits Enrollment Options Letter: Delivery by July 15, 2012
On or about July 15, 2012, retirees will receive a letter titled “Your UT Benefits Enrollment Options” via email or hard copy. The letter lists your current coverage as well as the options that are available for you to elect that will become effective September 1, 2012.
Make your Coverage Elections with My UT Benefits: July 15 – July 31, 2012
Use the secure online My UT Benefits website to make your declaration as a tobacco user, make new coverage elections, change your benefits elections, upload dependent documentation, submit an EOI Application, and designate your beneficiaries for life insurance.
You can connect to My UT Benefits with your internet browser by following the link in your Enrollment Options Letter. You can login by using the PIN number listed in the letter and either your Benefits ID, Campus ID or social security number. At some UT institutions, you can also login with your UT EID and password.
After you make your insurance coverage election or change, be sure to carefully review your Confirmation Letter the next day to ensure your election was correct.
Complete Evidence of Insurability (if required): Deadline August 15, 2012
Evidence of Insurability (EOI) is not required for enrollment in the UT SELECT Medical plan. During Annual Enrollment, EOI is required to enroll in Voluntary Group Term Life (retiree and spouse) and Long Term Care insurance.
Carefully review the “2012-2013 Annual Enrollment Benefits Overview” sheet included in this newsletter for links to insurance plan premium rates, plan changes and other AE details.