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 August 15, 2017

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9:00 am - Open Session

Open Session

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Executive Report(s) (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins, Donna Lum
    3. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Approval of the June 20, 2017, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
        4. Attachment 4 (PDF)
    4. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items:Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for September 19, 2017, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
      3. Federal Health Care Policy Representative Update (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      4. Federal Retirement Policy Representative Update (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
  2. Action Agenda items
    1. Final Proposed Regulation for Pensionable Compensation under PEPRA (PDF)Renee Ostrander
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    2. Proposed Amended Regulation for Normal Retirement Age (PDF)Kelli Aoki
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
  3. Information Agenda Items
    1. Empowering CalPERS Members with a Health Care Price Shopping Tool: Promise and Reality (PDF)David Cowling, Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    2. Risk Adjustment of CalPERS' Health Plan Rates – History and Experience (PDF)Kathy Donneson, Gary McCollum
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    3. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins
    4. Public Comment


  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. (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 552.1.)
  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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