Health Benefits Program
CalPERS allows you to provide a quality health benefits program to your employees while reducing financial risk. Catastrophic illnesses do not affect coverage or premium rates. These rates are negotiated for you and all employers and members on an annual basis. We are active in promoting health education and wellness and are committed to providing excellent customer service.
Find exclusive online information on health plan availability, Health Benefits Officer (HBO) roles and responsibilities, eligibility requirements, enrollment, health benefits into retirement, State retiree dental coverage and health benefits available resources.
This year's Open Enrollment period has ended. The next Open Enrollment period will be in the fall of 2014.
Learn how CalPERS will work with an independent firm to validate dependent eligibility and how you can make necessary enrollment changes.
Learn more about the regulations for implementing the Affordable Care Act and how they impact employers.
Get the information you need on CalPERS health plans, rates and benefits changes for 2014.
Review the CalPERS health plans and rates for 2013.
This poster promotes the easy-to-use online tool that is available year-round to help your employees make plan decisions, including selecting a health plan during Open Enrollment.
Use this service to find the health plans available to your employees.
This numerical listing of ZIP Codes shows the HMO/PPO plans available in each county for 2014. Health Plan Codes for reporting and enrollment purposes are included.
This numerical listing of ZIP Codes shows the HMO/PPO plans available in each county for 2013. Health Plan Codes for reporting and enrollment purposes are included.
Learn how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may impact the CalPERS Health Care Program.
View an introduction to HIPAA and an informative slide show highlighting important aspects of the law.
View information updated monthly on CalPERS Health Program Enrollment.
Find out about current health plan changes that affect your employees.
Find out what our Health Benefits Program can offer your employees.
Find information about fees and contribution formulas for providing health coverage.
Learn about limits on reimbursement of retroactive health premiums.
View reports on health care trends and related articles to see how health care decisions can affect your employees’ well-being and the cost of health care. Plus, find an employer tool kit.
You'll find answers to help you understand the new prescription drug benefit, Medicare Part D.
CalPERS Blue Shield members age 18 and older can earn up to $200 by participating in the Healthy Lifestyle Rewards program. This online program provides members with tools and resources to live a healthier lifestyle - all at no extra charge.