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

Get your free eco-friendly stainless steel water bottle.
Simply complete your HealthQuotient from July 1 to August 14, 2009.

We know good health is important to you and your family.  That’s why effective July 1, 2009, the University of Texas System will offer you 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. From providing critical information about preventing or managing serious disease – to developing a personalized health improvement plan – you’ll find a variety of powerful and easy-to-use tools from one of the most trusted sources of health and medical information – WebMD!

*Program available to the following UT SELECT members-Employees, Retirees, Dependents (over the age of 18), Surviving Spouses and COBRA participants.

KEY FEATURES

The Living Well Health Manager, powered by WebMD will be available starting July 1, 2009, exclusively through the "Living Well Make it a Priority" web site at: www.webmdhealth.com/ut.

Learn what you and your dependents* need to do to complete the new WebMD HealthQuotient-Health Risk Assessment and get the FREE eco-friendly stainless steel water bottle.

*(over the age of 18)

Get To Know Yourself. The WebMD HealthQuotient (HQ) is one of the most powerful tools available to you through the new ‘Living Well Health Manager, powered by WebMD’ online program. Just answer a few simple questions, and you’ll receive detailed information about your personal health risk factors – along with a customized plan to help reduce or eliminate them. With HQ, your health isn’t left up to fate. It’s up to you.

HealthQuotient is available to you at no additional cost and is accessible within your ‘Living Well Health Manager, powered by WebMD’ web site. HQ gives you the information you need to stay one step ahead of potentially serious or chronic health problems.

Here’s what you can expect when you complete your WebMD HQ:

To complete the WebMD HQ, go to www.webmdhealth.com/ut.

Living Well Health Manager—Health Coaching

Some individuals may be eligible to receive support from a personal Health Coach. Through a series of convenient phone conversations, your Health Coach can help you establish your health goals — and create a personalized program to meet your needs. Your coach will help you focus on the lifestyle behaviors that can help maximize your health. Some of the topics you discuss may include:

To see if you’re eligible for a personal Health Coach, you must first complete your HQ located in your Living Well Health Manager. While it’s up to you to take the first step toward better health by completing the HQ, support is just around the corner to help you achieve your big dreams of better health.

To complete the WebMD HQ, go to www.webmdhealth.com/ut.

IMPORTANT:

This information is provided by The University of Texas System, Office of Employee Benefits and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition.

Contact Us

If you have a Benefits question, submit your question by replying to the “newsletter email” or by sending an email to benefits@utsystem.edu.

UT System Employee Benefits Web site: www.utsystem.edu/benefits/
UT System Retirement Programs Web site: www.utretirement.utsystem.edu
Your Local Benefits Office: http://www.utsystem.edu/benefits/contacts#1