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CalPERS Board Member Resigns Due to Illness

Posted Jan 18, 2022

Dear Valued stakeholders,

CalPERS Board President Henry Jones has resigned his position on the Board due to health concerns, effective Friday, January 21st. This includes his role as Board President and also as the representative elected by CalPERS retired members. The seat will remain vacant until filled.

This morning, the CalPERS Board elected Theresa Taylor as President and Rob Feckner as Vice President. Both will serve one-year terms.

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CalPERS Board Selects New Asset Allocation for Investment Portfolio, Keeps Discount Rate at 6.8%

Posted Nov 16, 2021

The CalPERS Board of Administration today selected a new asset allocation mix that will guide the fund’s investment portfolio for the next four years, while at the same time retaining the current 6.8% target it assumes those investments will earn over the long term. The board also approved adding 5% leverage to increase diversification.

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California State Retirees wishes congratulations to the winners of its statewide officer elections.

Posted Oct 25, 2021

At CSR’s Delegate Assembly on October 20, former executive vice president Stephanie Hueg defeated incumbent Tim Behrens in the race for president. Elnora Hunter-Fretwell unseated Jay Jimenez as [Read More...]

Changing Your Health Plan? CalPERS Open Enrollment Ends Friday

Posted Oct 12, 2021

CalPERS Health open enrollment ends Friday, October 15. Be sure to review your current health coverage. 

If you aren't making change to your coverage, no action is needed. 

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David Miller & Jose Luis Pacheco Win CalPERS Board Seats

Posted Oct 01, 2021

David Miller and Jose Luis Pacheco are declared the unofficial election winners for the two Member-at-Large seats on the CalPERS Board of Administration.

Election results are considered unofficial until formal certification by the California Secretary of State, which is expected to occur in or around November.

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CalPERS Days Away from Counting Board Election Votes

Posted Sep 29, 2021

All voted ballots will be tabulated on Friday, October 1, for the Member-at-Large seats on the CalPERS Board of Administration.

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CalPERS Open Enrollment Starts Sept. 20: How to Make the Right Health Plan Decisions

Posted Sep 14, 2021

Open Enrollment is your time to enroll in or change health, dental, and vision plans, add eligible dependents, or delete dependents. Whether you’re considering a change or not, this is a good time [Read More...]

Vote Tiffany Emon-Moran and Margaret Brown to the CalPERS Board of Administration

Posted Sep 01, 2021

Valued CSR Member

The California State Retirees endorse Tiffany Emon-Moran and Margaret Brown for CalPERS Board Seat A and Seat B, respectively, in the 2021 CalPERS Board of Administration Member-at-Large Election. 

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Update – Health Plan Alert – Anthem Blue Cross Reached Agreement with Dignity Health

Posted Jul 27, 2021
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CalPERS Reports Preliminary 21.3% Investment Returns for Fiscal Year 2020-21; Strong Returns Trigger Reduction in Discount Rate to 6.8%

Posted Jul 12, 2021

Sacramento, Calif. – CalPERS today reported a preliminary 21.3% net return on investments for the 12-month period that ended June 30, 2021.

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CalPERS Names Marlene Timberlake D'Adamo Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

Posted Jun 24, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Marcie Frost today announced that CalPERS has named Marlene Timberlake D'Adamo as its first chief diversity, equity, and [Read More...]

Health Plan Changes for 2022

Posted May 19, 2021

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Risk Adjustment for HMO Basic Plans

Posted May 19, 2021

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How CalPERS Sets Health Rates

Posted May 19, 2021

A Message from CalPERS:

We set health rates, also known as health premiums, by way of our annual rate development process. We negotiate methodically with health carriers to achieve the most competitive rates possible for our members and employers.

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CalPERS retirees will get a cost of living increase this year. Here’s how much...

Posted Mar 10, 2021

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Update: Third District Court of Appeal rejected Transparent California’s effort to reverse the Sacramento Superior Court’s ruling

Posted Jan 15, 2021

Update: Third District Court of Appeal rejected Transparent California’s effort to reverse the Sacramento Superior Court’s ruling

Posted Jan 15, 2021
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Retirees: Important Reminder About January’s Direct Deposit

Posted Dec 09, 2020

An important message from CalPERS

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Update: CalPERS Benefit Verification

Posted Dec 07, 2020

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CalPERS Names James Sterling Gunn To Lead Trust Level Portfolio Management Program

Posted Oct 08, 2020

CalPERS announced today that James Sterling Gunn will join the pension fund as its new managing investment director of the Trust Level Portfolio Management Program.

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