UT SELECT Coverage

For detailed information on UT SELECT, including summaries of in- and out-of-area benefits and plan limitations and exclusions, review the 2014-2015 Benefits Booklet .

View key plan features from the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC).


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How the Plan Works

Learn more about UT SELECT coverage:

In-network vs. out-of-network providers — You have the freedom to choose your own doctor at the point of service. No primary care physician (PCP) or referrals required.

Learn more about how the plan works


Preauthorization Requirements

UT SELECT requires advance approval (preauthorization) by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) for certain services. Preauthorization establishes in advance (or within 48 hours following an emergency hospital admission) the medical necessity of certain care and services covered under UT SELECT.

Learn more about preauthorization requirements


Care Away from Home

The BlueCard PPO program provides coverage to you and your dependents when living or traveling outside of Texas.

Learn more about care away from home


Special Beginnings®

Get educational information and support through early pregnancy until six weeks after delivery.

Learn more about Special Beginnings


Condition Management Programs

UT SELECT offers voluntary condition management programs provide online resources that help you manage your condition.

Learn more about condition management programs


24/7 Nurseline

Call the 24-hour nurseline seven days a week to speak with a registered nurse when you or a family member has a health problem or question. Nurses provide health advice and information about high fevers, earaches, cuts, bruises and more. To talk to a nurse or to access an audio library of over 1,200 topics, call this toll-free number: 888-315-9473.


Prescription Drugs

Your UT SELECT Prescription drug program is administered by Express Scripts, Inc. 

Benefits Value Advisor

Same procedure. Lower cost.

Call a Benefits Value Advisor (BVA) today and get cost comparison information from providers in your area for:

  • Imaging services
  • Maternity services
  • Knee, hip, and spinal surgery
  • Colonoscopy tests

Just call 1-866-882-2034 1-866-882-2034 and ask to talk to a BVA.

Call a BVA prior to service to waive a $100 copay per MRI and CT scan.

Need to print a temporary ID card?

Blue Access for MembersSM allows you to order a replacement and print out a temporary card.

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