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 14, 2017

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8:00 am - Open Session

Open Session

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Election of Pension and Health Benefits Committee Chair and Vice Chair
    3. Executive Report(s) (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins, Donna Lum
    4. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Approval of the December 20, 2016, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    5. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items:Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for March 14, 2017, 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. Retired Members Cost of Living Report (PDF)
      6. Public Agency Recruitment and Retention for the Health Benefit Program (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
  2. Action Agenda Items
    1. Review Pension & Health Benefits Committee Delegation (PDF)Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    2. Annual Review of the Legislative and Policy Engagement Guidelines – Second Reading (PDF)Mary Anne Ashley, Matthew Jacobs
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
    3. Approval of Final Proposed Regulation on Clarification of Combination Enrollments and Public Hearing (PDF)Shari Little(9:00 am TIME CERTAIN)
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
  3. Information Agenda Items
    1. Peace Officers Research Association of California 2018 Regional Rates (PDF)Kathy Donneson
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    2. Health Open Enrollment Results (PDF)Shari Little
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    3. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins
    4. Public Comment

Closed Session

Upon Adjournment or Recess of Open Session
(Government Code Section 11126(c)(17) and 11126(h))

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Long-Term Care Program Solicitation UpdateKathy Donneson
    3. Western Health Advantage SolicitationKathy Donneson, Victoria Eberle
    4. 2019-23 Health Contract ProcessKathy Donneson, Victoria Eberle


  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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