DO NOT CLOSE YOUR BANK ACCOUNT until your last paycheck has cleared. If you have additional money due after your last regular paycheck, e.g. internal moonlighting or additional payments, this will also be direct deposited, so it is recommended that you do not close your bank account until all expected payments have cleared. To avoid delay in receiving your W2, keep your address updated with Employee Services (303-860-4200).
All insurance benefits end at midnight (unless completing a shift) on your final day in the training program. You have no “grace period.” If you are not sure of your correct ending date, contact your residency/fellowship program director to verify.
CU GME Health/Dental Benefits Plan and/or CU GME EyeMed Vision Care Plan enrollees may choose COBRA continuation coverage for the plan(s) in which they were enrolled immediately prior to termination of active coverage. To view CU GME Health, Dental or Vision Care COBRA Continuation of Coverage Information click here.
GME will notify AmeriBen, the claims administrator, of your (upcoming) termination of coverage.
AmeriBen will mail the Notification of Right to Elect Continuation of Group Health Benefits/COBRA to your home address. This will include Election/Enrollment Form and premium rate information. You may also use this Notification as proof of termination of your CU GME Health/Dental Plan coverage.
For known June and July exits, AmeriBen will mail this information to your home address during the last week in May. If you do not receive it or misplace it, call AmeriBen, 1-866-955-1498, for instructions on how to obtain a copy. Your individualized copy of the above information must be obtained directly from AmeriBen.
In addition to the CU GME Health & Dental Benefits Plan COBRA continuation of coverage, other health coverage alternatives may be available to you, including but not limited to an individual interim insurance plan, coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace (www.healthcare.gov) or a special enrollment opportunity for another group health plan for which you are eligible (such as a plan sponsored by your spouse’s employer), even if the plan generally does not accept late enrollees, if you request enrollment within 30 days.
Group long-term disability coverage ends. Guaranteed-issue conversion to individual disability policy is available. See CU GME Disability Conversion Coverage information.
Life insurance coverage ends. You may have options for conversion or portability of your current group life insurance within 31 days of exit through Standard Insurance Company. Further information is posted at www.medschool.ucdenver.edu/gme/life > Conversion and Portability Information for Exiting Residents. Contact Standard Insurance Company Continued Benefits at 1-800-378-4668 with questions.
You may email ProHealth, the designated provider for CU GME's immunization program, at PROHealth@dhha.org to request a copy of your immunization documentation. Phone requests are not permissible. Email will serve as your consent for release of records. Records will be provided only to you (no third parties) via return email. You should keep a copy of these records and can then provide directly to requesting entities.
To request proof of malpractice coverage (for licensure, etc.), call 303-724-6031 or email email@example.com
. Proof of coverage will be provided to the resident only (no third parties, unless specific permission and instructions are given by the resident to do so) via mail, fax, email or picking up by the resident from the GME office. Please specify in your request how you want to receive. When applying for a COLORADO license, GME will send directly to the Colorado Board of Medical Examiners. If you would like a copy of what is sent to the Board, please provide an email address in your request of where to send a PDF copy of your coverage form letter. Request for claims history must come directly from and is provided directly to the requesting entity. GME does not release your claims history directly to you.
Requests for verification of training used to obtain privileges with hospitals, insurance plans, etc., should be sent directly to the office of your training program director. Give your director’s correct address, including campus box number, when completing forms for privileges.
GME parking privileges end on the last day of your training. Parking access through GME will be turned off. If you have a VA parking key card, please return it to the Parking Office, Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC), Building 500, 1st floor, on left of the Food Court across from the student lounge. Information from Parking and Transportation on unpaid citations will be mailed directly to your home address. Please call the Parking Office, 303-724-2555, for any further information.
GME PAGER use ends. Turn in your pager to your program coordinator along with your CU GME Clearance Form. Your pager will be turned off.
Assuming that you have no other role at CU, such as Faculty, UCH/UPI employee or a sponsored user, CU IdM system will disable your account on the day after your exit date (e.g. June 23rd for June 22nd exits and July 1st for June 30th exits). Following are some options regarding your email account that you may want to consider. These must be done on OR prior to your last day.
1. Copy contacts to a USB for future use.
2. Update/Revise your signature blocks now with a message indicating that as of a specific date you are no longer with the University, and provide your new/personal email address.
3. Activate “Out of Office Assistant” a few days before you leave with a message indicating that you are no longer with the University, and provide your new/personal email address. This message will be active for approximately 45 days (incoming emails only).
4. If you are being hired as faculty without a break, contact your hiring department as soon as possible and request that they transfer your job record to their department in PeopleSoft so that your account does not get disabled.
5. You are considered a member of the CU Medical Alumni Association. As such, you may keep your ucdenver email address for life. If you are interested in doing so, please fill out the request form at www.ucdenver.edu/healthalumni/stayconnected.
6. Sponsored User Request - Residents who exit GME yet need access to CU resources for various reasons pertaining to CU business can request “Sponsored User” privileges through their current department approver for IT accounts. It will be up to the approver as to whether or not you will be sponsored. Should the approver agree to sponsor,
If you have any further questions, please contact the CU helpdesk directly at 303.724.HELP (4357).
Resident will need to complete a CU GME Clearance Form. You are required to obtain a sign-off from the health information management (medical records) department of each facility (except UCH) where you saw patients during this academic year. On your last day, your final stop will be with your program coordinator, where you will return any university-issued property, e.g. pager, keys, lab coats, CU ID badge, etc., and submit your CU GME Clearance Form so your Program Coordinator can complete your check out.