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Benefits at UCHealth

University of Colorado Health offers a comprehensive benefit package to our full-time and part-time employees. Your benefits begin the first day of the month following your start date. Your costs depend on the plans, your employee status and the levels of coverage you select.

Medical and prescription drug

  • CU Health Plan – Exclusive (administered through Anthem BCBS)
  • CU Health Plan – High Deductible (administered through Anthem BCBS)
  • CU Health Plan – Kaiser (not currently available at UCHealth North)


  • Delta Dental EPO
  • Delta Dental PPO


  • Vision Service Plan (VSP) includes vision material coverage

Spending accounts

  • Health Care Spending Account – set aside up to $2,500 per year, pre-tax
  • Dependent Care Spending Account – set aside up to $5,000 per year, pre-tax
    *Convenient debit card provided at no cost for spending accounts

Life and accidental death & dismemberment (ad&d) insurance

  • Employer-provided Basic Employee Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Optional Term Life and AD&D Insurance for employees, spouses and children


  • Employer-provided Short-Term Disability coverage equal to 60% of your weekly base pay up to $5,000 per week
  • Supplemental Short-Term Disability buy-up option to 70%
  • Employer-provided Long-Term Disability coverage equal to 50% of your monthly base pay up to $17,500 per month
  • Supplemental Long-Term Disability buy-up options to 60% or 66.66%

Retirement benefits

  • Fully funded employer-provided Basic Pension Plan
  • 401(a) Investment Account
  • 403(b) Matching Account
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Savings Plan

Other benefits

    • Education assistance reimbursement program, up to $4000 per year
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Group Legal Plan administered by ARAG
    • Group auto and home insurance through MetLife
    • BenefitHub discount marketplace through Motivano
    • Accident and critical illness insurance offered through Transamerica Life Insurance Company
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) – PTO benefits include vacation, sick time and holiday hours; accrual is based on years of service; employees can accrue up to 420 hours