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 October 20, 2015

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8:00 a.m. - Open Session

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Executive Report(s) (Oral Report)Doug McKeever
    3. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:Doug McKeever
      1. Approval of the August 18, 2015 Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
      2. Attachment 1 (PDF)
  2. Consent Items
    Information Consent Items:Doug McKeever
    1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
    2. Draft Agenda for the November 17, 2015, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
    3. Federal Health Care Policy Representatives Update (PDF)
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    4. Federal Retirement Policy Representatives Update (PDF)
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    5. California Employers' Retiree Benefit Trust Update (PDF)
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    6. Supplemental Income Plans Program Update (PDF)
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
  1. Action Agenda Items
    1. Retirement Options Simplification (PDF)Donna Lum, Anthony Suine
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
  2. Information Agenda Items
    1. Enterprise Risk Reports - Pension & Health Benefits Committee (PDF)Doug McKeever, Donna Lum
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
      4. Attachment 4 (PDF)
    2. Dependent Eligibility Verification Project Closeout (PDF)Jan Falzarano
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    3. Long-Term Care Program Semi-Annual Update (PDF)Kathy Donneson, Tyrone Espinoza
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    4. Long-Term Care Program Expanded Eligibility (PDF)Kathy Donneson, Tyrone Espinoza
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    5. Pharmacy Benefit Manager Procurement Strategy (PDF)Kathy Donneson
    6. Summary of Committee DirectionDoug McKeever
    7. Public Comment


  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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