Oversees all matters related to strategy, policy, structure, and actuarial studies and rate setting for pension, health, and long-term care program administration.

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Meeting Agenda for April 14, 2015

9:30 a.m. - Open Session

Or Upon Adjournment or Recess of the Finance & Administration Committee, Whichever is Later

Open Session

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Executive Report(s) (Oral Report)Ann Boynton
    3. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:Ann Boynton
      1. Approval of the March 17, 2015 Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    4. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items:Ann Boynton
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for the May 19, 2015, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
  2. Action Agenda Items
    1. 2015-16 Federal Health Care Policy Agenda (PDF)Danny Brown, Yvette Fontenot, Chris Jennings
    2. 2015-16 Federal Retirement Policy Agenda (PDF)Danny Brown, Tom Lussier, Anthony Roda
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
  3. Information Agenda Items
    1. CalPERS Health Care Cost Trends (PDF)Doug McKeever, Gary McCollum
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
      4. Attachment 4 (PDF)
      5. Attachment 5 (PDF)
      6. Attachment 6 (PDF)
    2. 2016 Medicare Advantage Plan Process Update (PDF)Doug McKeever
    3. Public Comment

Closed Session

Upon Adjournment or Recess of Open Session
(Government Code section 11126(c)(17))

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Health Plan Financial ReportsDoug McKeever
    3. Health Plan Rate StrategyDoug McKeever


  1. Items designated for Information are appropriate for Committee Action if the Committee wishes to take action.
  2. The hour designated as the earliest starting time for this meeting is not intended to communicate the expected duration (or ending time) of the preceding meeting.
  3. Public comment may be taken on any Agenda item. There is a 3-minute limitation on each public comment, unless otherwise directed by the Committee Chair.
  4. Board members may attend meetings of committees of which they are not members and participate in the discussions during those meetings.


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