Open Enrollment takes place each fall. 2021 Open Enrollment will take place September 20 - October 15. Changes made during 2021 Open Enrollment will take effect January 1, 2022.

View Health Plan Changes for 2022 for details on health plans, service areas, and benefit design changes for next year.

Are you a Retiree?

Visit our Open Enrollment for Retirees web page to get open enrollment information specific to our retired members. Active members can explore their options below.

Important Health Enrollment Reminders

  • Be aware that a medical group ending its contract with a health plan doesn't create a qualifying event to change plans outside of Open Enrollment.
  • ID cards are issued by each health plan, not by CalPERS. Contact your health plan directly if you need additional cards.
  • Carefully review your pay warrant to ensure the health plan premium deduction was made when you change health plans, enroll for the first time, or add/delete dependents.