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 June 20, 2017

8:00 am - Closed Session

Closed Session
(Government Code sections 11126(c)(17) and 11126(h))

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Health Plan Rate Strategy and ContractsShari Little, Kathy Donneson
    3. Medicare Contracting StrategyKathy Donneson
    4. Long-Term Care ProcurementKathy Donneson

11:00 am - Open Session

Or Upon Adjournment or Recess of the Risk & Audit Committee, Whichever is Later

Open Session

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Executive Report(s) (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins, Donna Lum
    3. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Approval of the May 16, 2017, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes
    4. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items:Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Annual Calendar Review
      2. Draft Agenda for August 15, 2017, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting
      3. 2018 Association Plan Rates
        1. Attachment 1
  2. Action Agenda items
    1. 2018 Health Benefits RatesShari Little
      1. Approval of the 2018 Health Maintenance Organization Plan Rates
        1. Attachment 1
        2. Attachment 2
        3. Handout
      2. Approval of the 2018 Preferred Provider Organization Plan Rates
        1. Attachment 1
    2. Approval of 2018 Medical and Pharmacy Benefits for Preferred Provider Organization Health PlansKathy Donneson
      1. Attachment 1
      2. Attachment 2
      3. Attachment 3
    3. Long-Term Care Contract AwardKathy Donneson
      1. Attachment 1
      2. Attachment 2
      3. Attachment 3
  3. Information Agenda Items
    1. Federal Health Care Policy Representative UpdateMary Anne Ashley,
      Yvette Fontenot, Avenue Solutions,
      Chris Jennings, Jennings Policy Strategies
      1. Attachment 1
    2. Federal Retirement Policy Representative UpdateMary Anne Ashley,
      Tony Roda, Williams and Jensen,
      Tom Lussier, The Lussier Group, Inc.
      1. Attachment 1
    3. State Annuitant Contribution FormulaShari Little
      1. Attachment 1
    4. Update on Transition Care Program PilotKathy Donneson, Richard Sun
      1. Attachment 1
    5. Spousal Surcharge for Contracting Agency Member Health Benefit ContributionsKathy Donneson
    6. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins
    7. Public Comment

Notes

  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.


Location

CalPERS Headquarters
Robert F. Carlson Auditorium
Lincoln Plaza North
400 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95811

Parking
CalPERS Building Guide (PDF)

Security

For your safety, attendees are screened upon entering the auditorium.