Starting July 1, 2023, CU Health Plan members enrolled in Anthem's Exclusive, Extended or High Deductible plans will see important changes to CVS Caremark pharmacy coverage. Learn more about these changes, where to fill your prescriptions and what actions to take at cu.edu/pharmacy.
Under this Anthem-administered plan, you can choose any health care provider within one single statewide networkNetworkThe facilities, providers and suppliers with whom your health insurer or plan has contracted to provide health care services, giving you access to a great number of doctors and specialistsSpecialistA physician specialist focuses on a specific area of medicine or a group of patients to diagnose, manage, prevent, or treat certain types of symptoms and conditions. A non-physician specialist is a provider who has more training in a specific area of health care. across the Front Range. You will receive care at UCHealth facilities by physicians from the CU School of Medicine, UCHealth Medical Group and others. Your Primary Care ProviderPrimary Care Provider (PCP)A physician (medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine), nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist or physician assistant, as allowed under state law, who provides, coordinates or helps a patient access a range of health care services manages your care, but you do not need a referralReferralA written order from your primary care provider for you to see a specialist or receive certain health care services for any covered service that cannot be performed by your primary care provider. This applies to our Anthem Exclusive and Kaiser plans. to see a specialist.
This plan also provides one no-cost preventative mental health visit per plan year. Learn more about your mental health benefit options on our Mental Health Resources page.
There is no out-of-networkOut-of-NetworkNon-participating providers or facilities that do not enter into a network agreement, usually resulting in higher out of pocket expenses to you. coverage except for urgent and/or emergency care.
- CU Health Plan - Exclusive Benefits Coverage Summary (12 pages)
- CU Health Plan - Exclusive Benefits Booklet (115 pages)
- Anthem Preventative Care Guidelines
Covered providersProviderAn individual or facility that provides health care services such as a doctor, nurse, chiropractor, hospital, rehabilitation center, etc. and medications
- Find a provider or urgent care
- Call Anthem at 1-855-646-4752
- Access the CVS Formulary
- Learn about prescription coverage and see FAQs
- Call CVS Caremark at 1-888-964-0121
CU Health Plan - Exclusive Guest Membership
If you have dependentsDependentAn employee’s spouse, common-law spouse, civil union partner, domestic partner, children under the age of 27, and qualifying disabled children over age 27 of the employee or of the spouse/partner who are biological, legally adopted or for whom there are parental responsibility documents issued by a court. covered by this plan who will be living out-of-state during the 2023-24 plan year, you may enroll them in CU Health Plan - Exclusive Guest MembershipGuest MembershipAn “away from home care” program that allows your dependent children to have coverage outside the CU Health Plan Exclusive service area and is available only in certain states. for additional, temporary coverage in participating states. Guest MembershipGuest MembershipAn “away from home care” program that allows your dependent children to have coverage outside the CU Health Plan Exclusive service area and is available only in certain states. coverage ends with the health plan year. You must apply for and enroll in this program during each Open Enrollment to receive and maintain this benefit.
To get started, see Anthem’s instructions for applying:
Or call Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield at 1-800-735-6072.