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Health Benefits For UCSF Residents and Clinical Fellows
UCSF offers its residents and fellows a comprehensive benefits package. The Benefits Specialty Center encourages all trainees to complete and submit an insurance enrollment form to their GME program coordinators within 31 days of their hire date.
Human Resources, Box 0918
To initiate your benefits enrollment, complete and submit the Insurance Action Form
More detailed information on the enrollment process can be found in Medical Insurance: The Basics
- GME Health & Welfare Benefits - FAQs
- Health Plan Comparisons 2016–2017
- GME Insurance Contacts
- Beneficiary Notification Form
- Graduate Medical Education Website
- Insurance Plan Rates 2016–2017
If you are paid through the UC payroll system you are automatically enrolled in the Safe Harbor DCP (Defined Contribution Plan). You also have the option to save pre-tax dollars by enrolling in the 403(b) and/or 457(b) plans.
Residents & Clinical Fellows who separate from the University may be eligible to continue their medical, dental and vision coverage under COBRA continuation. Trainees may also want to explore other insurance options under the Affordable Care Act. Resources are available at www.healthcare.gov (national) or www.coveredca.com (California).