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2013 Annual Enrollment/Transfer Period – October 1 through November 1, 2012

The annual enrollment/transfer period for 2013 benefits is October 1 through November 1, 2012.  Subject to eligibility, during this time you can: Enroll in the new vision plan Change health options – switch between the Partnership and Standard PPOs, subject to eligibility Change health insurance carriers – select either BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee or Cigna Enroll in health insurance for yourself or your eligible dependents (a monthly late applicant

2013 Flexible Benefits Enrollment – October 1 through November 1, 2012

Based upon employee suggestions and advice from Human Resources, the University of Tennessee decided to outsource the administration of our medical and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA) program.  After a competitive procurement process, a company called PayFlex was awarded the contract.  The benefits of this new program include: Faster reimbursement – Once claims are approved, funds can be deposited in your personal bank account the next day.  No

Free Flu and Pneumococcal Vaccine

Employees participating in the Partnership PPO and the Standard PPO may get a free flu shot and/or pneumococcal vaccine by either: presenting your Caremark care at a participating network pharmacy or presenting your health insurance card (Blue Cross/Blue Shield or CIGNA) at your in-network doctor’s office. Read MORE….   

For Your Benefit newsletter – spring 2012

For Your Benefit is a newsletter addressing the benefits offered to you as a UT employee. This newsletter provides an opportunity to communicate information and issues that directly affect you. You will receive this newsletter twice a year. Because of the important nature of the content, it is being mailed to your home address. View the Spring newsletter.

Join the Sick Leave Bank through June 30th!

Have you ever thought about what would happen if you had an unexpected illness or injury that caused you to be unable to work?  You still need to a paycheck, but you can’t work… then your sick leave and annual leave are used up? Are you in the Sick Leave Bank? The UTC Sick Leave Bank is a common pool of hours to which staff and 12-month faculty donate

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