Benefit Briefs

The Benefit Briefs newsletter highlights important Texas A&M University System benefit changes and information about your insurance and retirement plans. The Benefit Briefs archives are available if you need past information.

If you have any questions or concerns about the Benefits Brief newsletter, please contact System Benefits Administration at employeebenefits@tamus.edu or call (979) 458-6330.

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A&M System-Hosted COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held in the breezeway of the Moore-Connally Building (MCB) (click here for directions) on Thursday, December 16th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Anyone interested in receiving a primary (1st or 2nd) adult, or booster dose of the Moderna,...

Here for You for the Holidays

Professional Counseling Online with ComPsych GuidanceResources ComPsych GuidanceResources is the A&M System’s employee assistance program. Services available for you and your dependents include counseling with a licensed therapist, legal advice and resources,...

Navia Mobile Pay, Now Available

What is Navia Mobile Pay? Are you interested in a more convenient way to pay for Flexible Spending Account expenses? Do you prefer to use contactless payments? With Navia Mobile Pay you can quickly and easily pay for eligible benefit account expenses, both in-store...

Featured Retirement Plan Vendor

The A&M System has 6 retirement plan providers to choose from to further invest in your future. Each Benefit Briefs issue, we will feature a retirement vendor. This month’s feature is Pentegra. Pentegra has a variety of investment options on their TAMUS website...

Quick Reminders

Check your New Benefit Elections This is a good time to take a look in Workday and print your Benefits Summary for your records. Your annual deductibles restarted September 1 with the new plan year. Your October paycheck should be the first deduction of your newly...

Get Your Annual Eye Exam

Regular eye exams are important! An eye exam allows your eye care professional to get a sneak peek at the blood vessels at the back of your eye. This can help in the early detection of diseases like diabetes and hypertension. Your eye exam is one of the most important...

Flu Shot Clinics at Your Campus or Agency

It’s flu season! Now is the time to think about getting a flu shot. Some campuses and agencies are hosting on-site flu clinics.  It may even count as an eligible item on your MyEvive Two-Step Program Personalized Checklist to receive the lowest premium on your health...

New Student Insurance Behavioral Health Tool

Learn to Live launched July 1 for the AHP Student Insurance plan. Learn to Live is a digital behavioral health support tool. It also includes confidential online resources to help you manage your mental well-being and successfully confront life’s challenges. You can...

Vision Benefits Explained

Did you know that you have vision coverage under both your medical plan and the optional vision plan if enrolled? The optional vision plan is administered by Superior Vision. It provides coverage for eye exams, eyeglass frames and lenses, and contact lenses. The...

Common Open Enrollment Dental Plan Questions

How is Delta Dental PPO different from DeltaCare USA HMO? The plans have different benefits, provider networks and requirements. Delta Dental PPO: With Dental PPO, you can see any dentist you wish and receive benefits, and you can go directly to any dentist without a...

Where Do I Get My Flu Shot?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that the single best way to protect yourself against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. If you are enrolled in one of the A&M Care medical plans, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Express...

MyEvive Incentive Updates for FY22

New Plan Year – New Activities! Beginning September 1, when logging into MyEvive, you and your covered spouse may see up to 13 health and wellness activities on your Two-Step Wellness Program MyEvive Personalized Checklist (PCL). These may include your annual wellness...