We are pleased to announce that after an extensive formal request for proposal (RFP) process and thorough Insurance Advisory Committee review, Anthem of Colorado has been selected as the new insurance carrier for the 2020/2021 University of Colorado Boulder Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).

The plan will maintain the same exceptional level of benefits, including special features like telehealth and no deductible for services rendered by Medical Services at CU Boulder.

In addition, our long-time SHIP partners AmeriBen (claims administration) and Specialty Insurance Solutions (waiver/eligibility administrator) will continue to provide exceptional service for our students with SHIP.

Enroll in CU Gold SHIP

Plan Highlights

Here are highlights of your Anthem Student Advantage plan benefits, plus important dates and costs of coverage. 

How to Use Your plan:

  • You can first seek services at University of Colorado Boulder Health Services, or;
  • Access an Anthem in-network provider at www.anthem.com, or;
  • For life-threatening or emergency situation, call 911 or go to your local hospital emergency center.

Who is Eligible

  • Degree-seeking undergraduate students enrolled in six or more credit hours.
  • Degree-seeking graduate students enrolled in one or more graduate credit hours.
  • Non-degree seeking Continuing Education students, Study Abroad (including Semester at Sea) students, and Evening MBA students enrolled in six or more credit hours and paying the base student and health fees, may be eligible to enroll in the University of Boulder Colorado Gold SHIP and can do so by contacting the Student Insurance Office at 303-492-5107 or studentinsurance@colorado.edu for additional details.
  • Students approved for the Leave of Absence Program are eligible to enroll in the University of Boulder Colorado Gold SHIP for one semester that they are not registered for classes and can do so by contacting the Student Insurance Office at 303-492-5107 or studentinsurance@ colorado.edu for additional details.

Anthem Insurance Brochure

Coverage Dates and Cost*

Session Cost
Fall (8/1/2020 - 12/31/2020) $1,948
Spring/Summer (1/1/2021 - 7/31/2021) $1,948
Summer (5/1/2021 - 7/31/2021) $994

 

 

 

 

 

* Premium rates are pending Department of Insurance (DOI) review and approval and are subject to change. Rates include consulting fee and Health Center fee

What's Covered

Covered Services Your cost if you use an in-network provider Your cost if you use an out-of-network provider
Deductible $500 $1,000
Coinsurance 20% 50%
Out-of-pocket maximum $5,000 $10,000
Primary care doctor and specialist care visits $40 copay
Deductible does not apply
$40 copay + 50% coinsurance
Deductible does not apply
Preventitve care screenings & immunizations No charge 50% coinsurance
LiveHealth Online telemedicine consultations $40 copay
Deductible does not apply
$40 copay + 50% coinsurance
Deductible does not apply
Urgent care $75 copay + 20% coinsurance 
Deductible does not apply
$75 copay + 50% coinsurance
Deductible does not apply
Emergency services: Facilities, doctor, and other services $150 copay + 20% coinsurance Covered as in-network
Prescription drugs: Retail
Deductible does not apply
Tier 1: $25 copay
Tier 2: $45 copay
Tier 3: $75 copay
Deductible does not apply
Covered as in-network