July 2013 > Special ANNUAL ENROLLMENT Edition for UT System Retirees > Annual Enrollment Timeline

Annual Enrollment Timeline

Key Dates

Carefully review the “2013-2014 Annual Enrollment Benefits Overview” included in this newsletter for links to insurance plan premium rates, plan changes and other AE details.

Make Informed Benefits Choices: Annual Enrollment Website Available July 13, 2013

Details about Annual Enrollment will be available on the OEB website beginning July 13, 2013. Use the website to learn about 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, 2013.

Your UT Benefits Enrollment Options Letter: Delivery by July 15, 2013

By July 15, 2013, retirees will receive a letter titled “Your UT Benefits Enrollment Options” via email or US Mail. The letter lists your current coverage as well as the options that are available for you to elect that will become effective September 1, 2013.

Annual Enrollment Period: July 15 – July 31, 2013

Annual Enrollment for benefits for the 2013-2014 plan year begins on Monday, July 15, 2013, and ends on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. During this period, you can:

Make your Coverage Elections with My UT Benefits: July 15 – July 31, 2013

Use the secure My UT Benefits website to make your declaration as a tobacco user or non-tobacco user, make your coverage elections, change your benefits, 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, sent the next day, to ensure your election was correct.

Complete Evidence of Insurability (if required): Deadline August 15, 2013

Evidence of Insurability (EOI) is not required for enrollment in the UT SELECT Medical plan. During Annual Enrollment, EOI is required to enroll in certain insurance coverage including Voluntary Group Term Life and Long Term Care insurance.

Complete Evidence of Eligibility (if required): Deadline August 15, 2013

Evidence of Eligibility (EOE) is required when you enroll your spouse or a dependent in any UT Benefits plan for the first time.