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 December 19, 2017

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8:00 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 November 14, 2017, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    4. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items:Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for February 13, 2018, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
      3. Legislation – Federal Health Care Policy Representative Update (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      4. Legislation – Federal Retirement Policy Representative Update (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
  2. Action Agenda Items
    1. Final Proposed Amended Regulation for Normal Retirement Age (PDF)Jan Falzarano
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
  3. Information Agenda items
    1. Enterprise Performance Reporting – Update on Customer Services & Support Strategic Measures and Key Performance Indicators (PDF)Donna Lum, Anthony Suine, Sabrina Hutchins
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    2. Prescription Drugs Utilization and Cost Trends (PDF)Kathy Donneson, Melissa Mantong
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    3. CalPERS PPO Plans: Optimizing Health Care Benefits and Outcomes (PDF)Kathy Donneson
      1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
      4. Exhibit 1 (PDF)
    4. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins
    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. Approval of the November 14, 2017, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Closed Session Meeting MinutesLiana Bailey-Crimmins
    3. 2019 Health Plan Rate Negotiation Strategy – Risk AdjustmentKathy Donneson, Gary McCollum
    4. 2019-23 HMO Health Plan SolicitationKathy 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. (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.


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

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