UT SELECT Value Added Services

Health Advocacy Solutions (HAS)

Get coordinated help and personal health care support from a team of experts. Features include:

  • Help with understanding your care options & benefits;
  • Help finding network providers & scheduling appointments;
  • Ability to speak to the same health advocate for follow-up questions and discussions; and
  • Coordinated help from your health advocate and other experts to connect you with the resources you need, when you need them.

You can contact a Health Advocate at (866) 882-2034 or you can chat live either online (bcbstx.com/ut) or via the BCBSTX app (bcbstx.com/mobile).

Virtual Doctor Visits


Care when and where you need it, at no cost to you, through MDLIVE – available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Features include:

  • Physicians with expertise in primary care, pediatrics, & more;
  • Treatment for many non-emergency medical conditions, including colds and flu, fever (age 3+), sinus infections, ear problems (age 12+), allergies, etc.; and 
  • Behavioral health services (by appointment and with video connection only).

Hinge Health

Hinge Health

A new approach to help you conquer chronic pain without surgery or drugs. Features include:

  • At-home exercise therapy and behavioral coaching program for chronic back and knee and hip pain based on proven, non-surgical care guidelines;
  • Delivered remotely using mobile & wearable technology provided at no cost to you; 
  • Programs for shoulder, and neck pain available beginning January 1, 2020; and
  • No out-of-pocket cost.



Clinically proven to help reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes and help participants lose weight. Features include:

  • Core 16-week program includes wireless smart scale, weekly online lessons, and a health coach and focuses on nutrition, physical activity, and behavioral change with 
  • Researched curriculum paired with professional health coaches; and
  • No out-of-pocket cost.

Teladoc (formerly Livongo)

Teladoc for Diabetes

Teladoc for Hypertension

A simplified approach to managing hypertension and diabetes, for those living with Type 1 or Type 2. Features include:

  • Advanced devices to monitor your blood pressure and blood sugar;
  • Unlimited support, strips & lancets; 
  • 24/7 support from Certified Diabetes Educators and expert coaches; and
  • No out-of-pocket cost.

Progyny Fertility and Family Building Benefits

Progyny Brochure & Member Guide (.pdf)

The Progyny benefit offers inclusive and comprehensive treatment coverage leveraging the latest technologies and treatments, access to high-quality care through a premier network of fertility specialists, and personalized emotional support and guidance from dedicated Patient Care Advocates (PCAs).

Your Progyny coverage includes 2 Smart Cycles, Progyny Rx (integrated fertility medication coverage), Fertility preservation (Egg and sperm freezing), and Donor tissue (egg and sperm coverage). Contact your Progyny Patient Care Advocate at (844) 535-0711 to learn more.

Note: The person(s) receiving fertility treatment must be an employee or covered spouse who has been enrolled for 12 months continuously in an employee health plan offered through The University of Texas System immediately prior to utilizing the benefit. Prior periods of coverage under a UT System medical plan (with a break following coverage) cannot be counted toward the continuous coverage requirement. Enrollment in the Student Health Plan does not count towards the 12 months of continuous coverage. Your coverage may be subject to copayments.​​​​