The Gold Plan is a comprehensive health insurance plan that provides coverage for services on campus through Wardenburg Health Services as well as local and national coverage.
|Semester||Dates of Coverage||Cost|
|Fall 2017||August 18, 2017 - December 31, 2017||$1,995|
|Spring/Summer 2018||January 1, 2018 - August 17, 2018||$1,995|
|Summer 2018 Only||May 1, 2018 - August 17, 2018||$1,197|
The premium will be included on your tuition bill each semester.
Note: Enrolling in the Gold Plan for fall and spring semesters provides a full year of coverage. Spring coverage extends through August 17, 2018 regardless of whether the student graduates in May or takes summer classes.
Below is information for students enrolled in the Gold Plan for 2017-18:
Eligible students must actively attend classes for at least the first 31 days after the date for which coverage is purchased.
Spouse and dependent coverage is not available on the Gold Plan.
No co-pay or deductible for covered services provided by Wardenburg Health Services including:
Lab & X-Ray
Counseling and Psychiatry
Physical Therapy and Integrative Care
Note: CU Sports Medicine at the Champion Center is not part of Wardenburg Health Services.
Sexual and Reproductive Health
Please note: Students who require a higher level of care than we can provide will be referred to an outside provider and the deductible and coinsurance will apply.
A referral from a Wardenburg provider is required for coverage off campus. Please contact Patient Services at 303-492-5107 before scheduling an appointment with a specialist. This plan also includes international coverage.
The Gold Plan includes:
|Gender Confirmation Surgery and Related Therapy||Eligible Expenses include:
a) mental health counseling;
b) hormone replacement therapy;
c) sexual reassignment surgery:
1) for female to male: mastectomy, hysterectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, vaginectomy, metoidioplasty, scrotoplasty, urethroplasty, placement of testicular prosthesis, phalloplasty; or
2) male to female: orchiectomy, penectomy, vaginoplasty, clitoroplasty, labiaplasty, breast augmentation.
Students who would like to learn more about accessing their gender confirmation benefits can contact our Ameriben representative, Jennifer Barr, at 1-208-947-9519 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wardenburg's Patient Services department is also available to answer questions at 303-492-5107.
Annual Eye Exam
Gold Plan students are entitled to one routine eye exam per policy year at no additional cost through College Optical in Boulder. This includes visual fields testing, glaucoma screening, refraction, and a dilated exam if needed.
Contact lens fittings, and medical eye care services are available at an additional fee to the patient. Eyeglass frame and lenses are offered at a discount to students with the CU Gold plan.
College Optical: 303-444-3092 | www.collegeopticalboulder.com
Aetna Vision Discount Program
Gold Plan students are enrolled in the Aetna Vision Discount Program which provides discounts on glasses, contacts, and LASIK with participating providers.
Annual Dental Exam, Cleaning and X-Ray
Gold Plan students are entitled to one dental exam, cleaning* and x-ray per policy year at no additional cost through PERFECT TEETH™.
PERFECT TEETH™ Locations:
*Cleaning will be done in the absence of periodontal disease.
PERFECT TEETH™ Discount Plan
Gold Plan students are entitled to receive additional dental services at the same discounted rates available through the PERFECT TEETH Dental Plan. These expenses are the patient’s responsibility.
Accidental Injury to Sound Natural Teeth and Removal of Impacted Wisdom Teeth
Limited benefits for these services are covered by the Gold Plan. Please provide your Gold Health Insurance Card to the dental provider for billing purposes.
Contact Patient Services at 303-492-5107 for questions relating to benefit limits and patient financial responsibility.