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UT Arlington offers a comprehensive insurance and retirement benefits program to employees and retirees. The staff of Employee Benefit Services focus on assisting you in understanding and maximizing the benefits programs offered to you. Our mission is customer based and service oriented.

BENEFIT NEWS

COVID TESTING

Covid testing for those with UT Select and UT Connect coverage. 

Covid testing with an in-network provider is at no cost for those with UT Select and UT Connect coverage.  

Covered employees should contact Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) for assistance with finding a testing site.  A BCBSTX representative will be happy to help with choosing an in-network provider with the best location for individual needs. 

The BCBSTX numbers are: 

UT Select is (866) 882-2034. 

UT Connect is (888) 399-8889.  

You may also contact benefits@uta.edu or call (817) 272-5554 for if you have further questions.  

For more information:

Corona Virus Resources

Protecting Our Community

 

FLEX TIME PERIOD EXTENSION

 Extended Deadline to Use 2019-2020 UT FLEX HCRA and DCRA Funds

  • Expands the time period in which participants may incur new eligible expenses for the 2019-2020 plan year through December 31, 2020.*
    • Previously, the deadline to use DCRA funds was August 31.
    • Previously, the deadline to use HCRA funds was November 15.
    • Effective December 31, 2020, any unclaimed HCRA or DCRA funds from the 2019-2020 plan year will be forfeited.
  • The claims filing deadline for 2019-2020 HCRA and DCRA claims will be January 15, 2021.

 

Additional Benefits You Can Use

BEREAVEMENT

SEASONS OF LIFE – UT SELECT Provides personalized claims resolution assistance to you and your dependents who may be dealing with the death of a loved one. Call 866-882-2034 for more details.

 

COUNSELING

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

(English) - ComPsych Reference Guide

(Spanish) - ComPsych Reference Guide

 

FLU SHOTS

We offer on-campus flu shots each Fall Semester.  Both medical insurance programs cover the flu shot at no expense to you.

 

IDENTITY PROTECTION - https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/employee-benefits/resources/identity-protection-services

 

MATERNITY

OVIA HEALTH-Maternity and Family apps to support you through your entire parenthood journey. Call a health advocate to get started at 866-882-2034. https://www.oviahealth.com/

 

MEDICAL

REIMBURSEMENT FOR EXERCISE EXPENSES UTILIZED TO TREAT A MEDICAL CONDITION – Contact your UTFlex account provider and complete the mSAVE Letter of Medical Necessity - https://utflex.wealthcareportal.com/Page/Home

 

SPECIALIZED PHARMACISTS – EXPRESS SCRIPTS provides specialized pharmacist assistance if you take medications to treat high cholesterol, diabetes, or one of several other conditions, and will discuss the quality and affordability of your pharmacy care. Learn more: (800) 818-0155.

 

UT SELECT VALUE ADDED SERVICES - https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/employee-benefits/active-employee-insurance/ut-select-medical-plan/ut-select-value-added-services

 

VIRTUAL DOCTOR VISITS - https://members.mdlive.com/bcbstx/landing_home

 

TRAVEL

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SOS - Membership benefits through International SOS are available at no cost when traveling abroad on University business and are available at a discount for traveling companions and employees traveling abroad for leisure: https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/risk-management/international-sos

 

WELLNESS

BCBSTX has a stress reduction app for your iPhone: https://www.bcbstx.com/mobile

 

FITNESS DISCOUNT PROGRAM – Both medical insurance providers offer a fitness program through BCBSTX. This program has discounts to several gyms and virtual classes. Create a free membership on Blue Access for Members and select the “Fitness Program” icon:  https://members.hcsc.net/wps/portal/bam/registration

 

WELLNESS AT UTA - Activity challenges, Tobacco Cessation classes, Financial Planning, and even a 24/7 Nurseline are available for you:  https://www.uta.edu/hr/wellness/

 

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