Health Benefits

CalPERS Health Program Guide

You'll learn about health plan eligibility, enrollment, and choices with our comprehensive guide.

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  • CalPERS offers 12 health plans.
  • Open Enrollment is held each fall to allow members to make health plan changes.
  • You can continue coverage into retirement if you retire within 120 days of your separation date.
  • You can enroll in the CalPERS Health Program if your employer contracts for it and you meet the eligibility requirements.