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 18, 2019

View Open Session Meeting Transcript (PDF)

Closed Session

8:30 a.m.
(Governmental Code section 11126(c)(17))

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Approval of the May 14, 2019, Pension and Health Benefits Committee Closed Session Meeting Minutes
    3. Health Plan Rate Renewal Negotiation StrategyKim Malm

Open Session

1:00 p.m., or Upon Adjournment or Recess of the Risk & Audit Committee, whichever is Later

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Approval of the June 18, 2019, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    3. Executive Report (Oral Report)Liana Bailey-Crimmins, Donna Lum
    4. Action Consent ItemsLiana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Approval of the May 14, 2019, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    5. Information Consent ItemsLiana Bailey-Crimmins
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for the November 19, 2019, Pension Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
      3. 2020 Association Plan Rates (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      4. PERS Select Value Based Insurance Design Update (PDF)
    6. Action Agenda Items
      1. Approval of the 2020 Health Maintenance Organization Rates (PDF)Kim Malm
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Approval of the 2020 Preferred Provider Organization Rates (PDF)Kim Malm
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    7. Information Agenda Items
      1. State Annuitant Contribution Formulas (PDF)Kim Malm
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Outpatient Prescription Drug Reference Pricing Program Solicitation Update (PDF)Kathy Donneson
        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 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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