CU Health Plan — High Deductible is an Anthem-administered plan gives you broad access to health care services inside and outside your 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. — but requires that you first meet your deductibleDeductibleAn amount that you are required to pay before the plan will begin to reimburse for covered services.. Once you've satisfied the deductible, you'll be responsible for paying coinsuranceCoinsuranceThe portion of expenses that you have to pay for certain covered services, calculated as a percentage. For example, if the coinsurance rate is 20%, then you are responsible for paying 20% of the bill, and the insurance company will pay 80%. for care until you reach your out-of-pocket maximumOut-of-Pocket MaximumThe most you pay during a policy period (usually a year) before your health insurance or plan begins to pay 100 percent of the allowed amount This limit never includes your premium, balance-billed charges, or health care your plan doesn’t cover. Some plans don't count all of your copayments, deductibles, coinsurance payments, out-of-network payments or other expenses toward this limit. for the plan year. This plan offers Anthem's nationwide networkNetworkThe facilities, providers and suppliers with whom your health insurer or plan has contracted to provide health care services of providers and facilities. You'll also have the flexibility to schedule your own appointments with 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. — no 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 or referralsReferralA 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. needed.
- CU Health Plan - High Deductible Benefits Coverage Summary (7 pages)
- CU Health Plan - High Deductible Benefits Booklet (90 pages)
- Anthem Preventative Care Guidelines
Find a doctor or a pharmacy
- Find a doctor
- Call Anthem at 1-800-735-6072
- Learn about prescription coverage and see FAQ
- Call CVS Caremark at 1-888-964-0121
Please review details of both the Medicare and High Deductible Plans if you are a considering this option.
You cannot contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA)HSA (Health Savings Account)A tax-savings account that must be paired with a High-Deductible Health Plan, which can be used to pay for qualified health care expenses now or in the future. An HSA is a savings account that you own. The funds in an HSA carry forward year after year, even if you change employers or retire. once enrolled in Medicare.