UT CARE™ Medicare PPO (UT CARE), will be effective January 1, 2023, for Medicare eligible retirees and dependents. Enrollment kits were mailed to eligible Retirees and spouses in September. A digital copy of the kit can be accessed below.
Benefits are designed to match or exceed the current UT SELECT™ plan.
Must be enrolled in Medicare A and Medicare B to participate. Learn about the importance of enrolling in Medicare Part A and Part B.
Enrollment into UT CARE will be automatic if enrolled in UT SELECT and in Medicare Part A and Part B.
Please review the UT CARE Quick Start Reference Sheet for tips and information about transitioning to the UT CARE Medicare PPO.
For additional information, including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please visit the Blue Cross Blue Shield UT CARE™ Medicare PPO website.
If you need personalized help, call 1-877-842-7562 TTY 711. Help is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
See below for 2023 monthly premium rates.
UT CARE for Stephen F. Austin State University
UT CARE Medicare PPO Plan Overview
|2023 PLAN YEAR||Total
|Retiree and Spouse||$1,396.94||$1,106.24||$290.70|
|Retiree and Child(ren)||$1,273.26||$969.22||$304.04|
|Retiree and Family||$1,924.40||$1,351.94||$572.46|
|2024 PLAN YEAR||Total
|Retiree and Spouse||$1,418.74||$1,106.24||$312.50|
|Retiree and Child(ren)||$1,296.06||$969.22||$326.84|
|Retiree and Family||$1,967.34||$1,351.94||$615.40|
*Retiree Basic Coverage includes medical and prescription (at the applicable monthly premium rates) plus $10,000 Basic Life at no additional out-of-pocket cost. Retiree must be enrolled in a UT System medical plan to be covered by Basic Life coverage.
SURVIVING SPOUSES AND DEPENDENTS**
|2023 PLAN YEAR||Member Out-of-Pocket Cost|
|Surviving Spouse Only||$316.87|
|Surviving Child(ren) Only||$316.87|
|Surviving Spouse and Child(ren)||$633.74|
|2024 PLAN YEAR||Member Out-of-Pocket Cost|
|Surviving Spouse Only||$343.26|
|Surviving Child(ren) Only||$343.26|
|Surviving Spouse and Child(ren)||$686.53|
**For surviving dependent families who also have a family member enrolled in UT SELECT, the monthly premium may be different than what is listed above. If you are in this situation, please contact UT Benefits Billing to confirm the applicable monthly premium rate.
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- Qualified interpreters
- Information written in other languages
We have free interpreter services to answer any questions you may have about our health or drug plan. To get an interpreter, just call us at 1-877-842-7562 (TTY/TDD: 1-877-842-7562). Someone who speaks English/Language can help you. This is a free service.
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