CalPERS Benefits Overview

CalPERS provides a variety of retirement and health benefit programs and services, and administers other programs dedicated to protecting the financial security of our members.

Follow the page links below to find out more about specific benefits and programs.

Retirement Benefits

This page offers an overview of the basic types of retirement benefits.

Disability & Industrial Disability Retirement

Disability or industrial disability retirement is available for members unable to continue working due to illness or injury.

Death Benefits

Death benefits are payable to survivors or beneficiaries upon the death of the member.

Health Benefits

CalPERS provides health benefits to more than 1.3 million public employees, retirees, and their families.

Long-Term Care Benefits

The CalPERS Long-Term Care Program provides comprehensive benefits, with a variety of coverage options.

Dated: 05-19-2014