Texas A&M System Benefits Website

Benefit Briefs March 2019

New Employee Booklet

April Health Kit

2nd. MD Medical Second Opinion Benefit

Summary of Benefits and Coverage - A&M Care Plan

Summary of Benefits and Coverage- Graduate Student Health Plan

Wellness Program

Wellness Release Time

Student Insurance

Texas Wellness Works Spring 2019 Newsletter TAMU


Halo Flight Subscription Plan

In the event that you require emergency medical assistance, please dial 9-1-1.  HALO-Flight flies based on medical need, not HALO-Flight enrollment status.  HALO-Flight transports patients to the closest, medically appropriate facility as requested by a physician or under county EMS protocols by activation under the emergency 9-1-1 system.  

This membership entitles you to the following:

  • To ensure appropriate utilization of the membership, HALO-Flight's Membership Department must be notified of a medically necessary enrolled member transport.  
  • Coverage anywhere in our 26-county service area or with out reciprocal partner: Dallas CareFlite.
  • Coverage for all family members who live in the same household and are listed on the application.
  • A membership card and vehicle decals showing you support our Guardian Plan.

Annual Enrollment

2018 Annual Enrollment period runs from July 1st through July 31st. If you do not need to make changes, you do not have to do anything.  If you were enrolled in the Flexible Spending Account, you will need to re-enroll for FY 2019.   Please click link below for more information on Annual Enrollment: 


Retiring from Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Things to do before retiring

Employee Assistance Program

Texas A&M University-Kingsville offers the Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to provides you and your family with free and confidential assessments, referral and counseling. Deer Oaks EAP Services is available at any time and can help with work-related concerns, personal problems and other issues affecting your well-being. 

Your Employee Assistance Program can help with:

  • Stress at home or in the workplace.
  • Coping with the impact of a tragedy.
  • Managing a healthy weight.
  • Problems with coworkers or supervisors.
  • Resolving marital/relationship issues.
  • Struggling with personal finances.
  • Balancing work and family.
  • Life changes or transactions.
  • Coping with loss and grief.
  • Living with depression or anxiety.
  • Quitting smoking.
  • Alcoholism or substance abuse.
  • Dealing with aging parents.
  • Controlling anger and emotions.
  • Legal issues.
  • Other issues affecting your well-being.
  • Lifelines Fall 2018


24-Hour Phone Number:      1-888-993-7650                              Website:


April 2019 Supervisor Newsletter                                    April 2019 Employee Newsletter


Tobacco User Health Premium Changes

Beginning September 1, 2012 there will be an additional premium charged on health insurance premiums for employees and dependents who are tobacco users.  Please click on the attachments for further information and to view the programs available to help you stop your tobacco use.

Tobacco User Health Premium Changes

Tobacco User Q&A

Tobacco Cessation Resources

Workers Compensation Information


All employees whose names appear on the payroll of the University are covered under the program at no personal expense. This coverage includes student and wage employees.

General Employee Responsibilities

Employees who suffer an injury or illness as a result of and in the course and scope of employment should immediately notify his/her supervisor. Failure to report the injury within 30 days of the occurrence (or manifestation of the occupational disease) may result in the denial of the claim. Other responsibilities an employee may have pertaining to the accident may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responding to any correspondence delivered by the Texas Department of Insurance, Risk Management, or other agencies or individuals needing information regarding the incident.
  •  Advising the treating practitioner that s/he believes the illness or injury may be work-related.
  • Keeping Risk Management and/or the Texas Department of Insurance advised of any changes of address or phone numbers.

General Employer Responsibilities

Department liaisons, supervisors, or designees are required to report any work-related injury or illness to Human Resources as soon as possible after the incident is reported or has been identified. Other department responsibilities pertaining to an employee’s accident in the workplace may include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing additional information such as witness statements, wage information, or medical information for purposes of determining eligible WCI benefits.
  • Investigating the accident to determine cause.
  • Implementing necessary procedures for the prevention of future accidents.

This page was last updated on: April 4, 2019