Optional vision plan with nationwide company is available to residents and their dependents through payroll deductions. CU GME Health/Dental Benefits Plan does NOT cover routine eye exams, contacts, glasses.
Optional participation in the CU Flex Plan, an IRS Section 125 flexible benefit plan, is available. This reduces taxable income by allowing payment for eligible out-of-pocket health care and/or dependent care expenses from a pre-tax account.
University of Colorado School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education residents are eligible to participate in an optional 403 and/or 457 tax-deferred investment program.
- Opportunity to accumulate money for retirement
- No income taxes on investment or interest earned until money is withdrawn from the investment program
- Reduce current taxable income
University of Colorado School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education residents have professional liability coverage for acts within the course and scope of their Graduate Medical Education responsibilities.