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Employee Benefits News

April 2015 - UT System sent out annual notices via email regarding the UTSaver Retirement Plans. As an active employee, you are eligible to contribute to the 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity (TSA) and/or 457(b) Deferred Compensation Program (DCP). [Learn More]

Announcement regarding Anthem data breach
If you are a victim of fraudulent tax return, please contact your local law enforcement and the IRS. The IRS has created a notice, Tips for Taxpayers, Victims About Identity Theft and Tax Returns [click here]

Announcement regarding Employee Disability Survey The Employee Disability Survey provides faculty and staff the opportunity to identify their disability status, as required by Federal Law. Survey completion is requested by April 30, 2015. Contact diane.mazuca@utsa.edu if you did not receive an email requesting completion of this survey.

April 1, 2015

BCBSTX and CHRISTUS Health has reached agreement. UT Select BCBS members should not have any disruption of service.

March 2015

  • UT System launched a new healthy eating and active living program - UT System Physical Activity Challenge! [Learn More]

February 2015

  • Announcement regarding Anthem data breach:
    http://www.bcbstx.com/company-info/alerts-announcements/alerts-announcements?lid=i5mdvfql
    As a benefits eligible employee/retiree, you are eligible for free identity monitoring service through Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Visit www.deeroaks.com (login: utsa/password: utsa) and click on Legal/Financial.

  • BCBSTX and CHRISTUS Health are negotiating contract details. If an agreement is not made, then effective April 1, 2015, CHRISTUS will no longer be part of BCBS’s in-network benefits. Please work with your physician and/or BCBS to determine your future visits. Read more http://www.bcbstx.com/christushealth/

  • Reminder Faculty Summer Insurance Deductions
    Benefits eligible faculty paid over 9 months will have insurance premiums for this  summer doubled deducted in the April 1, May 1 and June 1st paychecks. Benefits eligible faculty on a salary spread paid 12 months will not be impacted. The insurance premiums are deducted from the monthly paycheck.

However, if there is a change in employment or family status, premiums may be affected.   HR Benefits & Payroll offices will coordinate any adjustments, if applicable. For example, if a faculty member separates from UTSA May 31, 2015, he/she is not eligible for summer insurance; the premiums will be reimbursed and COBRA will be offered.

If you have any questions about your insurance coverage, please contact HR Benefits at 458.4250 or benefits@utsa.edu.

 

[Employee Benefit News Archive]

Updated: March 05, 2015