Health & Medicare

Open Enrollment Takes Place each Fall

2024 Open Enrollment will take place from September 16 to October 11. Changes made during Open Enrollment take effect January 1, 2025.

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  • Before you turn 65, you'll need to enroll in Medicare to keep your CalPERS health coverage.
  • Once you retire, CalPERS becomes your health benefits officer.
  • You can change your health plan and add/delete dependents during Open Enrollment in the fall (or within 60 days of a qualifying status change).
  • Your health premiums are deducted from your retirement pay.
  • Health equity starts with you. Complete your Health Demographic Profile so we can serve you better.