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Annual Enrollment Update

ANNUAL ENROLLMENT TIMELINE UPDATE

Annual Enrollment Period Set: July 15 – July 31, 2011
The July 2011 “A Matter of Health” newsletter is a special Annual Enrollment 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 2011-2012 plan year begins on Friday, July 15, 2011, and ends on Sunday, July 31, 2011. During this period, you can:

Make Informed Benefits Choices: Annual Enrollment Website Available July 11, 2011
Details about Annual Enrollment will be available on the OEB website beginning July 11, 2011. Use the website to learn how healthcare reform will affect your benefits, 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, 2011.

Your UT Benefits Enrollment Options Letter: Delivery by July 15, 2011
By July 15, 2011, 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, 2011.

Make your Coverage Elections with My UT Benefits: July 15 – July 31, 2011
Use the secure online My UT Benefits website to make your coverage elections or to change your benefits.

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 may be able to login with your UTEID 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, 2011
For coverage beginning September 1, 2011, Evidence of Insurability (EOI) is no longer required for enrollment in the UT SELECT Medical plan. During Annual Enrollment, EOI will be required for adding or increasing Voluntary Group Term Life coverage. Additionally, those enrolling for Long Term Care insurance will need to complete EOI directly through CNA.

EOI applications must be postmarked or completed online by August 15, 2011.