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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires employers to send employees the IRS form 1095-C for 2018 postmarked no later than January 31, 2019.  You will need the 1095-C form to complete your 2018 tax return. [read more]


The grace period deadline for 2017-2018 plan year Healthcare Reimbursement Account (HCRA) is November 15th, 2018 (to incur new eligible expenses and use any funds remaining in your account.)

PLEASE NOTE: The grace period DOES NOT APPLY to the Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA). The deadline to use 2017-2018 DCRA funds was August 31, 2018.

Furthermore, you have until November 30th, 2018, to submit claims to Maestro Health for reimbursement from your 2017-2018 plan year Healthcare Reimbursement Account (HCRA) and/or your 2017-2018 plan year Daycare Reimbursement Account (DCRA).

Filing claims online are one of many ways to request a reimbursement and you can sign up for direct deposit at

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October 2018: Rowdy New U hosting Flu Shot Clinic. Please sign up now at:

September 2018: Attention VOYA customers, VOYA is improving security for some transaction via phone. Click here to learn more.

August 28, 2018: Notice to Benefits Eligible Employees hired or retired during the month of mid-August and September:
If you are experiencing issues accessing your insurance to include medical, prescription, dental, vision & etc, please contact your dedicated benefits representative, Alpha is based on the first letter of your last name.

HR Specialist II - Alpha A - G

(210) 458-4258

Roberto Romero

HR Specialist II - Alpha H - O

(210) 458-8509

Elizabeth Corrales

HR Specialist II - Alpha P - Z

(210) 458-4652

May 2018 - UT employees, retirees and their dependents who are enrolled in UT SELECT medical insurance, administered by BCBS of Texas, can save on copays and other fees when they use UT Health Physicians.  Learn more about this new network

April 2018 - Annual Eligibility Notice for Retirement Plans

The UTSaver TSA and UTSaver DCP are designed to help you save more money on your own so that you have the income needed to last throughout your years in retirement. Consider making contributions and see the impact of how investing even a small amount can add up over the long-term.  [Read more]

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March 2018 - Faculty Summer Insurance Deductions: Benefits eligible faculty paid over 9 months will have insurance premiums doubled deducted on the April 1, May 1 and June 1st paychecks to cover summer insurance.  If you experience any changes in employment or family status, as usual, please contact HR Benefits immediately at (210) 458-4250 or

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Updated: January 2019