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CU GME Vision Plan

EyeMed Vision Care 

                          Optional vision care plan offered to CU GME Residents and Fellows

                                                           Monthly premiums

                                                  Resident only                  $11.12

                                                  Resident + 1 dependent   $21.09

                                                  Resident + family            $30.98     


Vision care services such as routine eye examinations, prescription glasses and contact lenses are not covered by the CU GME Health/Dental Benefits Plan. Residents and fellows may purchase this optional vision care plan through payroll deduction.

Review the CU GME Vision Plan Summary​.


Once you enroll in the EyeMed Vision Care Plan, you may only cancel your coverage during the next open enrollment period for termination on July 31st or within 31 days of a qualifying event (e.g. birth, marriage, new hire, etc.).

·      QUALIFYING EVENT ENROLLMENT: Outside of the open enrollment period (April/May), enrollment in EyeMed is allowed only within 31 days of a qualifying event (e.g. birth, marriage, or new hire). Eligible enrollments received prior to the 8th of the month will be effective for the first day of the following month.  For example, enrollment received by 12/7 will be effective 1/1; however, enrollment received on or after 12/8 will be effective 2/1. 

·       NEW EyeMed Members enrolling during open enrollment (April/May): Coverage begins August 1st. The Plan year for the vision coverage is August 1-July 31st.

·      CURRENT EyeMed Members:  It is not necessary to re-enroll during open enrollment for the next EyeMed Plan year. Your enrollment with EyeMed will carry forward. If you choose to cancel your coverage for the coming year (coverage ending on July 31), you must cancel during open enrollment or wait until the next open enrollment period to cancel. 

·       Late enrollment (or cancellation) will not be accepted.


 To enroll, print and complete the CU GME Vision Care Plan Enrollment Form​​​.​ Return the form via scan    and email to​, fax the enrollment form to 303-724-6034, or mail to: 

 Graduate Medical Education
 13001 East 17th Place, Mail Stop C293
 Building 500, Rm N4223
 Aurora, CO 80045

 ​Eyemed Provider Listing

 The Provider listing for EyeMed is at

 NOTE:  The provider network for EyeMed is NOT the same as the provider network for the CU GME  Health/Dental Benefits Plan. University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado, and CU Medicine are NOT providers for EyeMed. 

EyeMed ID Cards

​​The EyeMed Vision Care Plan ID card is separate from your health/dental ID card. You have a few options for obtaining your EyeMed Vision Care Plan ID card and accessing vision services: 

1.  Provide your first & last name, and date of birth when presenting for your appointment at the EyeMed            Vision Care Provider’s office.  
2.  Members can download the EyeMed app to have an electronic copy of their ID Card.
3.  Members can create an account on and print an ID Card.


 EyeMed website:

 EyeMed Member Services Department:  1-866-723-0513

 CU GME Benefits:  303-724-6024 or 303-724-7325