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Health Insurance

University of California (UC) provides comprehensive health insurance for graduate medical education trainees. The full suite of coverage is available at


A trainee's spouse, dependent children or domestic same or opposite sex partner are also eligible for enrollment in the medical, dental and vision plans. There is no premium charge to the trainee for the cost of enrollment in medical, dental and vision plans either for him/herself, for a spouse, dependent children or domestic same or opposite sex partner. There is no premium charge to the house officer for enrollment in either the life or disability plans.

Medical Insurance

House staff are provided medical insurance through Anthem Blue Cross.

  • Group Number: 281636
  • PPO Member Customer Service: 833-674-9256, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. PT
  • HMO Member Customer Service: 833-674-9257, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. PT
  • First Impressions: 888-831-2238
  • Website: Anthem Blue Cross: California

Please contact Anthem Blue Cross for:

  • Locating a provider
  • Verification of enrollment
  • Claims disputes

Automated Enrollment Verification: 800-477-2226

COBRA Insurance

COBRA Insurance is administered through Plansource.

Contact Plansource for:

  • COBRA Payments and Refunds
  • COBRA Invoices
  • COBRA Notice to Elect Forms

Dental Insurance

The dental plan, administered by Delta Dental, helps keep your teeth and mouth healthy by covering preventive care (cleanings and X-rays) at 100% and paying a portion of the cost for other types of care.

  • Group Name: University of California Medical Residents
  • Group Number 19301
  • Division: 09005
  • Phone: 800-765-6003
  • Website: Delta Dental

Vision Insurance

Vision Insurance, provided through Vision Services (VS) Plan, covers annual exams and lenses (with a small copayment for each) as well as a portion of the cost of contact lenses and frames.

  • Client: 30081855
  • Group Name: Regents University of California
  • Group Number: 19301-00005
  • Division: 0019
  • Website: VSP

Life & Disability Insurance

Life and disability insurance is offered through New York Life.

Additional Benefits

In addition to the health-related benefits listed above, University of California (UC) offers prescription drug coverage, emergency room coverage, family-forming benefits and more.

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