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 15, 2020

View Open Session Meeting Transcript (PDF)

Open Session

8:00 a.m.

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)

Closed Session

Upon Adjournment or Recess of Open Session(Government Code section 11126(c)(17))

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Approval of the June 16, 2020, Pension and Health Benefits Committee Closed Session Meeting Minutes
    3. 2020 Health Plan Rate StrategyDon Moulds, Marta Green

Open Session

Upon Adjournment or Recess of Closed Session

  1. Item
    1. Approval of the September 15, 2020, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    2. Executive Report (Oral Report)Don Moulds, Anthony Suine
    3. Action Consent ItemsDon Moulds
      1. Approval of the June 16, 2020, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
      2. Review of the Pension & Health Benefits Committee Delegation (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    4. Information Consent ItemsDon Moulds
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for the November 17, 2020, Pension & Health Benefits Committee Meeting (PDF)
    5. Action Agenda Items
      1. Conversion of the Pharmaceutical Benefit Manager Contract with OptumRx to an Acquisition Based Contract with Term Extension (PDF)Don Moulds, Marta Green
    6. Information Agenda Items
      1. Risk Mitigation Strategies: Health Maintenance Organization and Preferred Provider Organization (PDF)Marta Green
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Long-Term Care Program Competitive Strategy (PDF)Don Moulds
      3. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Don Moulds
      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 may be considered by the Board at a subsequent Board meeting.
  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.) Members of the public may provide public comment via telephone by calling (800) 259-4105.
  4. Board Members may attend meetings of committees of which they are not members and participate in the discussions during those meetings.
  5. In accordance with Executive Orders N-29-20, N-33-20, and the stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures put in place throughout California, Board members will participate via videoconference.


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