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 17, 2019

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Open Session

9:00 a.m.

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Approval of the December 17, 2019, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    3. Executive Report (Oral Report)Don Moulds, Donna Lum
    4. Action Consent ItemsDon Moulds
      1. Approval of the November 19, 2019, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    5. Information Consent ItemsDon Moulds
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for the March 17, 2020, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
      3. PERS Select Value Based Insurance Design Update (PDF)
    6. Information Agenda Items
      1. Mental Health: An Update on Challenges and Innovations (PDF)Don Moulds and Julia Logan, MD; Robert Friedman, MD, Anthem Blue Cross; Michael Millman, PhD, Blue Shield of California; Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhoff and Dr. Dennis Hsieh, UnitedHealthcare
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
      2. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Don Moulds
      3. 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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