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 an FSA, an IRS Section 125 Flexible benefit plan, is available. This reduces taxable income by allowing payment for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses that are not covered or reimbursed by insurance or eligible day care expenses from a pre-tax account. For further information on Flexible Spending Accounts, contact the CU Payroll and Benefits Services at 303-860-4200.
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- No income taxes on investment or interest earned until money is withdrawn from the investment program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.