Returning to work impacts certain benefits and coverage. Learn more about what actions you should take.

Retirement

Active Members

Be sure to review your beneficiary designation. If you need to make changes, log in to your my|CalPERS account to make changes online or complete the Pre-Retirement Lump Sum Beneficiary Designation (PDF) form.

If you took a Leave of Absence, you had authorization from your employer to be absent from some or all of your duties (leave types include maternity or paternity, temporary disability, sabbatical, etc.). You may be able to purchase service credit for this time. To learn more, review your service credit Purchase Options.

Retirees

Be sure to review your beneficiary designation. If you need to make changes, log in to your my|CalPERS account to make changes online or review Changing Your Beneficiary or Monthly Benefit After Retirement (PUB 98) (PDF) and submit the appropriate form(s) found in the publication.

If you're considering returning to work, visit Working After Retirement.

Health Benefits Coverage

Contact your new personnel office as soon as possible to enroll in a health plan.

Long-Term Care

If you want your monthly premiums paid as a payroll deduction, contact CalPERS Long-Term Care at (800) 982-1775 to see what payment options are available.

Deferred Compensation

To restart your contribution upon returning to work, contact your savings plan directly:

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