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Annual Enrollment for Plan Year 2016-2017

Annual Enrollment period is July 15 to mid-night of July 31. During this time, you may change your group insurance benefit elections and add, update or remove eligible dependents from coverage.

Stay Informed about Annual Enrollment and Your Benefits.

Note: If you add your spouse or dependent child to any insurance plans, you will be required to provide copies of relevant documents such as: marriage certificate, birth certificate, adoption paperwork or other legal documents.

Benefit Highlights as of September 1, 2016

  • UT Select Medical
    • Rates increased about 5.5%
    • Must utilize approved BCBS “-ologist” providers like Radiology, Pathology, Anesthesiology & etc for in-network benefits. Otherwise, you will be subject to out-of-network benefits.
    • Improvements to chemical dependency & mental illness benefits
    • Bariatric Surgery deductible reduced
    • Naturally Slim online weight loss program available
  • UT Select Delta Dental Plus
    • Rates increase about 9.5%
  • Group Term Life
    • Basic life insurance coverage for employees increase from $20,000 to $40,000 (must be enrolled with UT Select medical)
    • Voluntary optional life insurance salary multiplier increase up to 10x annual salary
      • No Evidence of Insurability (EOI) to elect 1x-3x annual salary
      • Approved Evidence of Insurability (EOI) to elect 4x-10x annual salary
      • Maximum benefit for life insurance increase to $2.0 million
    • Retiree voluntary optional life insurance coverage level of $100,000 available with approved Evidence of Insurability (EOI)
    • Age rate bands for premiums have been adjusted
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Basic coverage for employees increase from $20,000 to $40,000 (must be enrolled with UT Select medical)
    • Maximum benefit for AD&D insurance increase to $2.0 million
  • UT Flex Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • New vendor Maestro Health
  • New debit cards will be issued for health care reimbursement account
  • Must reenroll every year
  • No changes to premium rates or plan design
    • Prescription Drug Plan
    • Tobacco Premium Program (TPP)
    • UT Select Delta Dental (basic plan)
    • DeltaCare USA Dental HMO
    • Short Term & Long Term Disability (Evidence of Insurability required)

New Premium Rates 2016-2017

UT Select Medical

Subscriber Only

Subscriber & Spouse

Subscriber & Children

Subscriber & Family

Full-Time employee





Part-Time employee





UT Select Dental Plus





Additional Assistance

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the HR Benefits office or (210) 458-4250 (automated system).

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Updated: June 14, 2016