Retirement Program Changes (Influence ORP and Discretionary Expense Shielded Records Offered through UT)

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´╗┐Retirement Program Changes (Affect ORP and Optional Tax-Sheltered Accounts Offered through UT) Brett L. Morris Assistant VP for Human Resources June 29, 2006

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Definitions ORP : Optional Retirement Plan. Contrasting option to TRS offered for the most part to employees. Impose Sheltered Accounts : Optional retirement arranges offered to both personnel and staff. They take pre-impose cash from your paycheck. There are no coordinating assets from the UT System. Incorporate UT Saver Tax-Sheltered Annuities and UT Saver Deferred Compensation Plans.

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Overview of Changes Competitive offer process New enrollees must choose an affirmed merchant Vendor list overhauled More items accessible

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Competitive Bid Process First time ever done by UT System Common arrangement of sellers for all projects Goal to choose unrivaled items and wide assortment of speculation choices Improve seller responsibility Brand as UT System program

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About Approved Vendors Effective September 1, every single new enrollee must look over rundown of endorsed sellers Also powerful 9/1, all non-endorsed sellers must meet least principles Vendors who meet norms and take an interest in UT program can keep on receiving commitments (are grandfathered). All others may not get new commitments. Workers won't be required to exchange gathered equalizations.

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Approved Vendor List AIG VALIC Fidelity Investments ING Lincoln Financial Group MetLife Resources TIAA-CREF

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Not on the List GreatWest did not react to UT System interchanges. CitiStreet was obtained by MetLife Resources

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Grandfathered Vendors Must be affirmed by January 1, 2007, to proceed with interest. Grandfathered merchants to be reached by UT System Benefits on November 1 .

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Products Available Mutual Funds Single Decision Options Core Menu Expanded Menu Annuities Fixed Accounts Brokerage Accounts

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What Questions Do You Have?

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Group Insurance Annual Enrollment July 1-31, 2006

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The Good News

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Most protection rates have not gone up. Fortification Dearborn Group Term Life Insurance same Fort Dearborn Accidental Death and Dismemberment a similar Hartford Long and Short Term Disability the same CNA Long-Term Care a similar UT Dental Select (Delta Dental) a similar Superior Vision the same (and expanded rebates for glasses and contact focal points) Some adjustment in rate for the fundamental standard term extra security ($10,000)

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Assurant Dental Plan Premiums changed somewhat. Less cost for representative/retiree just and worker/youngsters Small increments in different inclusions Small changes to copays

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Evidence of Insurability Most structures can now be filled in web based amid Annual Enrollment. Frame will be a piece of UT TOUCH. One exemption: EOI for Long Term Care protection Must print the frame and mail to the merchant (back up plan) Please handle EOI ahead of schedule in yearly enlistment. Handling is finished by insurance agencies, and that requires significant investment.

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Medco Savings Advisor for UT SELECT Members Tool intended to help you spare cash on your medicines. Accessible at Can recognize cost-sparing options for solutions Can print data to talk about with specialist Can print a fax frame for specialist to ask for new medicine

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Other Changes Three choices when you require a claim to fame dental specialist with Assurant Dental Personal Health Manager accessible for HMO Blue individuals Special Beginnings pre-birth program for members in both UT SELECT and HMO Blue. Blue Cross/Blue Shield offers moms to-be who select amid first trimester a $ 50 present card from Target.

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The Not-So-Good News

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Medical Insurance Choices HMO Blue to be offered FY 06-07 for the last time. FY 07-08 will offer UT SELECT alone. Value Costs higher for both arrangements. UT retains a portion of higher cost. Taken a toll for HMO higher than for UT Select. First time ever, a cost for full-time representative scope for HMO Blue (not UT SELECT).

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Out of Pocket Costs every Month

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Employees Who Cover a Grandchild on HMO Blue Please check with our Benefits office about qualification criteria for UT SELECT before settling on your last decision. Telephone: 567.0123 Email:

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Positive Enrollment UT System didn't need anybody shocked by the expanded cost for the HMO. The default UT TOUCH decision will be UT SELECT. Regardless of the possibility that representatives now have HMO Blue, they should even now select HMO Blue amid open enlistment. This procedure is known as a positive enlistment for HMO.

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How to Help the Situation: UT FLEX Accounts

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How Does UT FLEX Work? UT FLEX Accounts Lower charges Reduce medicinal costs Can likewise be utilized for day mind costs How UT FLEX Works Must re-select each year at yearly enlistment. Put aside pre-charge cash to pay for costs.

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UT FLEX Medical Care Medically fundamental human services costs Some over-the-counter things Optional FLEX Convenience Card (charge card) $15 - $416/month Dependent Day Care Children under 13 Qualified impaired wards of all ages $15 - $416/month "Utilize it or lose it." (Grace period till about mid-November of taking after arrangement year)

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For More Information about UT FLEX Call our Benefits office at 210.567.2610 Email Call PayFlex Systems, Inc., at 866.887.3539 On the Web, go to: and

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Transitional Benefits When You Change Medical Plans If you and are being dealt with for an incessant or continuous therapeutic condition, you might be qualified for Transitional Benefits. Transitional Benefits surrender you to 3 months to locate another Network supplier while keeping on observing your present specialist. Cases will be paid at new arrangement's Network advantage level. Happens when the specialist under your present arrangement is not a contracting supplier with one year from now's arrangement.

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Transitional Benefits Some restorative conditions that may be qualified for Transitional Benefits thought include: Pregnancy Cancer Heart Failure Diabetes Physical Therapy Allergy Treatments Organ Transplant Behavioral Health Care

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What Questions Do You Have?

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New Hiring Procedures When Hiring Employees from Other UT Components (Recruiting between Components)

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New Directive from Executive Vice Chancellors of UT System This procedure is called "enlisting between parts." We should advise the other establishment ahead of time that we're making a vocation offer. In San Antonio, we should be particularly watchful about UTSA since that segment is in a similar city.

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