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 September 25, 2018

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Open Session

11:00 a.m.
Or upon adjournment of the Performance, Compensation, & Talent Management Committee – Whichever is later

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Approval of the September 25, 2018, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    3. Executive Report(s) (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins, Donna Lum
    4. Action Consent ItemsLiana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Approval of the June 19, 2018, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
        4. Attachment 4 (PDF)
        5. Attachment 5 (PDF)
    5. Information Consent ItemsLiana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for November 14, 2018, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
      3. Prescription Drugs Utilization and Cost Trends (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    6. Action Agenda Items
      1. Health Care Fund Reserve Policy (PDF)Kathy Donneson, Emily Zhong
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    7. Information Agenda Items
      1. Reference Pricing Prescription Drugs by Therapeutic Class Update (PDF)Kathy Donneson, Dr. Richard Sun
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      2. Evaluation of Health Regions for Public Agencies and Schools (PDF)Shari Little
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
        4. Attachment 4 (PDF)
        5. Attachment 5 (PDF)
      3. Open Enrollment App (Oral Report)Rob Jarzombek, Tim Taylor
      4. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins
      5. 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 Presiding Officer. (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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