The time when University of Colorado faculty and staff may make changes to benefits plans begins at 8 a.m. May 6 and ends at 5 p.m. May 24.
As the President’s Task Force on Efficiency approaches its fifth birthday in November, system administration leadership is reaching out to faculty and staff across the system for input on achieving further improvements in how business is done at the University of Colorado.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to handle administrative services for the CU Health Plan effective July 1.
Tami Struessel, senior instructor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine physical therapy program, was honored by the Education Section American Physical Therapy Association with the 2012 Feitelberg Journal Founders’ Award, which recognizes excellence in preparing a manuscript by a first-time author in the Journal of Physical Therapy Education. … Mark Stanker, assistant vice president [...]
The CU Health and Welfare Trust and its Be Colorado team listened to employees and have responded with new tools and programs that will help you achieve your wellness goals.
Be Colorado held 17 health screenings across the university in October and early November, with 1,844 participants, a 50 percent increase in participation over last year.
This summer’s traumatic events hit close to home for many across the University of Colorado system.
The University Benefits Advisory Board (UBAB) will continue its role as an employee representative group and President Bruce D. Benson also has approved a recommendation that a staff employee and faculty member be appointed non-voting members of the University of Colorado Health and Welfare Trust Committee.
Members of Faculty Council and system administrators are pursuing the addition of faculty and staff representation on the University of Colorado Health and Welfare Trust.
The 2012-13 benefits Open Enrollment (OE) – a positive enrollment, meaning all employees and retirees under age 65 must take action even if they previously waived coverage – begins at 8 a.m. Monday.
The university’s Kaiser medical plan has typically offered greater benefits at a lower cost as compared to the state’s offering, which led many classified staff to request access to the CU Kaiser plan.
Amid an upcoming administrative policy statement review and concerns about efficacy of the University Benefits Advisory Board (UBAB), a member of the board defended its role as an employee representative group during the regular Feb. 16 meeting of the University of Colorado Staff Council.
January is the time for New Year resolutions, and for many people, their top resolution is to lose weight. To help more people be successful, Be Colorado is bringing the popular Colorado Weigh program to the Boulder, Denver and Colorado Springs campuses with subsidized Phase 1 classes starting in February.
Pending approval of the trustees of the University of Colorado Health and Welfare Trust, group medical benefit contracts will be awarded to Cigna and Kaiser Permanente, effective July 1, 2012.
Possible incentives the CU wellness program might include in the future: partnerships with exercise franchises such as 24 Hour Fitness, or discounted premiums for those people who can show they’ve visited a wellness facility a certain number of times per month.
Written by Cynthia Pasquale • Issue: December 22, 2011 • Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus, CU Denver, CU system, CU-Boulder, UCCS • Tags: Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Health and Welfare Trust, Marks, Office of Policy and Efficiency, Staff Council, tuition waiver, UBAB, University of Colorado Hospital
Be Colorado is a hit, especially at the University of Colorado Denver. Faculty and staff at the Denver campus basked in their commitment to wellness on Dec. 2 when they won the trophy for best participation in this fall’s Be Colorado health assessment. About 40 people attended the festive awards presentation, as well as prize [...]
A celebration in recognition of all participants in the Be Colorado health assessment and health screenings is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the CU Denver Terrace Room, 1380 Lawrence St., second floor. CU Denver Chancellor Jerry Wartgow, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer E. Jill Pollock, and Be Colorado [...]
A celebration in recognition of all participants in the Be Colorado health assessment and health screenings is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the CU Denver Terrace Room, 1380 Lawrence St., second floor.
The health screenings and health assessments have wrapped up, but the Be Colorado wellness journey is just getting started.
More than 2,000 University of Colorado faculty and staff started their Be Colorado wellness journey by completing the health assessment.