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 November 15, 2016

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9:00 a.m. - Open Session

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 September 20, 2016, Pension and Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    4. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items:Doug McKeever
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for December 20, 2016, Pension and 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: Policy and Technical Amendments to the Public Employee’s Retirement Law (PDF)Mary Anne Ashley
  3. Information Agenda Items
    1. Annual Review of the Legislative and Policy Engagement Guidelines – First Reading (PDF)Mary Anne Ashley
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    2. Customer Services and Support Performance Update (PDF)Donna Lum
      Anthony Suine
    3. Pharmacy Benefit Manager Transition (PDF)Kathy Donneson, Victoria Eberle
      1. Attachment 1 (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. Health Plan Historical Financial Report for Rate NegotiationsShari Little


  1. Items designated for Information are appropriate for Committee Action if the Committee wishes to take action. Any Agenda Item from a properly noticed Committee meeting, held immediately prior to this Board meeting, may be considered by the Board.
  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 three-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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