October>Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer
Be A Wise Healthcare Consumer
Detailed Plan Information Available Online
Details about your UT System group insurance benefits and the provisions of the insurance plans can be found in the UT System Benefits Guides. Benefits Guides for the following plans have been updated for Plan Year 2012-2013 and are available on the Office of Employee Benefits (OEB) website.
The Plan Guides for Group Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Vision, Disability, Long Term Care and Dental HMO are currently being finalized and will also be available very soon on the OEB website.
This information is provided electronically by the Office of Employee Benefits in order to reduce printing costs which directly impact the UT group insurance program. If you would like to receive a printed copy of any of the Benefits Guides for the self-funded plans (UT SELECT Medical, UT SELECT Dental, or UT FLEX), please contact your institution. For printed copies of guides for all other plans, please contact the plan administrator directly. Contact information for institutions and plan administrators is available on the OEB website at: www.utsystem.edu/benefits/contacts.
IMPORTANT REMINDERS - UT FLEX Grace Period and Claim Filing Deadline
UT FLEX Health Care Reimbursement Account - Grace Period
The UT FLEX Grace Period allows UT FLEX Health Care Reimbursement Account participants an additional 2 ½ months each year (September 1 through November 15) to incur eligible expenses at the end of the plan year. By incurring eligible health-related purchases or services during the grace period, UT FLEX medical participants can avoid forfeiting any leftover funds from the 2011-2012 plan year that ended on August 31, 2012.
Notice for UT FLEX Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA) Members: The grace period for your 2011-2012 UT FLEX HCRA will end on Thursday, November 15, 2012.
Notice for Dependent Day Care Reimbursement Account Members: The grace period does not apply to the Dependent Day Care Account.
UT FLEX Claims Filing Deadline
All UT FLEX claims for the 2011-2012 plan year (which ended August 31, 2012), including those incurred during the additional 2 ½ month grace period for the Health Care Reimbursement Account, must be submitted (faxed, uploaded, or postmarked) no later than Friday, November 30, 2012, or they will not be eligible for reimbursement.
For questions regarding your UT FLEX account(s), please visit www.utflex.com or contact PayFlex Customer Service at (866) 887-3539.