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 February 17, 2016

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8:30 a.m. - Open Session

Open Session

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Election of the Pension & Health Benefits Committee Chair and Vice Chair
    3. Executive Report(s) (Oral Report)Doug McKeever
    4. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:Doug McKeever
      1. Approval of the December 15, 2015, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    5. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items: Doug McKeever
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for March 15, 2016, 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)
  2. Action Agenda Items
    1. State Legislative Proposal: Retirement Options Simplification (PDF)Donna Lum, Anthony Suine
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
  3. Information Agenda Items
    1. Customer Service and Support Performance Update (PDF)Donna Lum, Anthony Suine
    2. Public Agency Recruitment and Retention for the Health Benefits Program (PDF)Donna Lum, Michael Bowman
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
    3. Health Open Enrollment Results (PDF)Jan Falzarano
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    4. Summary of Committee Direction(Oral Report) Doug McKeever
    5. 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. Pharmacy Benefit Manager Contract Negotiationst Kathy Donneson
    3. Health Plan Rate Strategy Jan Falzarano


  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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