Open Enrollment starts September 12, 2016 and ends on October 7, 2016. During Open Enrollment, you can:
Open Enrollment Fair will be held in the Loker Student Union, Ballroom C on September 27, 2016 from 9am to 11am.
All changes made during the Open Enrollment Period will be effective January 1, 2017.
Please carefully review the 2017 Health Plan Rates to determine the premium changes to your health plan effective January 1, 2017. There will be sufficient changes in the 2017 health premiums.
Below is the 2017 employer’s contributions rates for the health plans:
Employee + One
Employee + Two or More
HEALTH AND DENTAL RESOURCES AND INFORMATION
2017 OPEN ENROLLMENT FORMS
CALPERS HEALTH BENEFIT CHANGES FOR 2017
Highlights of the 2017 CalPERS health benefit changes are listed below. Please refer to the health plan’s Evidence of Coverage (EOC) for a complete explanation of the benefits covered, as well as limitations and exclusions that apply. For additional information on CalPERS health plans, please refer to the CalPERS open enrollment materials, or visit the CalPERS website at: https://www.calpers.ca.gov/page/active-members/health-benefits/eligibility-and-enrollment/open-enrollment.
Members will receive a welcome package from OptumRx in late November 2016. New ID cards containing OptumRX information will be received during the second week in December 2016. Copayments for 2017 will remain the same as for the 2016 plan year, however some drug coverage and cost share may be different.
CalPERS active members can reach OptumRx Member Services at (855) 505-8110 or can log into OptumRx’s website at optumrx.com/calpers. For more information about the transition from CVS/Caremark to OptumRX, please visit CalPERS-OptumRx Transition.
CalPERS members will have access to an online Customized Health Plan Statement. More information located under CalPERS New Online Health Plan Statement heading at end of website
VOLUNTARY BENEFITS PLAN CHANGES FOR 2017
CALPERS NEW ONLINE HEALTH PLAN STATEMENT
CalPERS members will have access to their health benefits information online via a customized Health Plan Statement. Beginning August 22, 2016, all health plan members can access their CalPERS account at my.calpers.ca.gov to view download and/or print their 2016 Health Plan Summary. This new feature will provide members with customized health information regarding health benefits changes that may impact them.
Customized Health Plan Statements and other Open Enrollment materials will be available online to all active and retired members via MyCalPERS starting August 22, 2016. This new feature will allow health plan subscribers the opportunity to receive customized employee/retiree specific health information in a confidential and secure methods, and provides a convenient, central location for health plan resources. Health Plan subscribers will also have 24/7 access to all components of the CalPERS Open Enrollment material; information regarding specific health benefit changes that may impact them in the coming year; a listing of enrolled dependents; the current 2016 and 2017 health plan rates.
If you have any questions regarding Open Enrollment or Employee Benefits, please contact Human Resources at (310) 243-3771.