CU provides medical and dental benefits for the surviving spouses (including common-law, civil union or domestic partners) and dependent children of an active or retired Faculty or University Staff member who participated in the CU 401(a) Retirement Plan. These benefits are for surviving spouses covered by CU's medical and/or dental plans at the time of the employee's or retiree's death and are not eligible for Medicare. Learn more.

What plans am I eligible for?

Status Medical plans Dental plans
Non-Medicare eligible surviving spouse & dependent(s) CU Health Plan - Exclusive

CU Health Plan - High Deductible

CU Health Plan - Kaiser
Delta Essential


Delta Choice
Surviving spouse or dependent is/or becomes Medicare eligible CU Health Plan - Medicare

Alternate Medicare Payment (if Surviving Spouse is Medicare eligible - dependents not eligible)


CU Health Plan - Medicare/High Deducitble (Over/Under*)
Delta Dental Premier

*Over/Under is an option when at least one member is eligible for Medicare and at least one other member is non-Medicare eligible. The Medicare eligible member will be covered under CU Health Plan - Medicare and the non-Medicare eligible member will be covered under CU Health Plan - High Deductible.  Since these are seperate plans, please see details/summary for each plan.

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Dental plans

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