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Annual Enrollment ended at 11:59 CDT on July 31.

Although Annual Enrollment is officially over, you still have the ability to view your current and future benefits through MyUTBenefits. Please note important dates below:

  • Review confirmation statement
  • The deadline to submit Proof of Dependent Relationship documents through MyUTBenefits is August 15.
  • The deadline to submit electronic Evidence of Insurability through MyUTBenefitsis August 15.
  • Any new elections or rates are effective September 1 and deductions will be reflected in your October paycheck.
  • Expect ID cards for new plans elected for FY 2016-2017
    • New UT FLEX debit card if you are continuing enrollment
    • Keep your ID cards for the plans you did not change

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).

UT Benefits





Updated: July 25, 2016