2015 CalPERS Open Enrollment

CalPERS Open Enrollment period is from September 15, 2014 through October 10, 2014 for Active and Retiree/Survivors. Plan changes are effective January 1, 2015.

Information regarding CalPERS Open Enrollment was mailed by CalPERS to enrolled subscribers on August 19, 2014 and August 26, 2014. Information regarding Contra Costa County Open Enrollment will be mailed in the beginning of September.

Please visit the CalPERS website at www.calpers.ca.gov or review the 2015 Health Benefit Summary, 2015 Health Program Guide, and the 2015 Health Program Highlights.

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Note:  Information was mailed to the address on file with Employee Benefits Services Unit.  If you do not receive open enrollment information, please update your address with your payroll clerk.

Active Employee
Be sure to read the information from the county as it includes information that supplements the correspondence received from CalPERS.  Information from the County includes a Benefit Statement listing the CalPERS health plan and other benefits you receive as an employee of Contra Costa County.  Be sure to compare health plan information on this benefit statement to the benefit statement you received from CalPERS.

If making changes, please submit the Open Enrollment change form(s) to Employee Benefits no later than 5:00 p.m., October 10, 2014. Change form(s) are two pages; you are required to initial and date the first page in addition to completing sections 1 through 21 on the form.  CALPERS HBD-12 & HBD- 12A forms are available for use by active employees only. Retirees must make changes directly with CalPERS by calling 1-888-225-2377.

CalPERS Enrollment Change Forms:
2015 CalPERS Rates for Health and Dental
The Open Enrollment period for other benefit programs with Contra Costa County such as dental plans, Health Care Spending Account (HCSA), Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP) and the Premium Conversion Plan is also scheduled from September 15, 2014 through October 10, 2014.

Submit forms to the Contra Costa County Employee Benefits Service Unit.

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Retiree / Survivor
Retirees and Survivors may make3 changes to their health plan by any of the following ways:
  • at my.calpers.ca.gov; or
  • request a change in writing and mailing the request to CalPERS Health Account Services, P. O. Box 942715, Sacramento, CA  94229-2715; or
  • Calling toll free at 888 CalPERS (or 888-225-7377)
Contra Costa County requests that our office be notified of any changes to insure that our records are current and that the correct deduction is made from retiree pension check.  Please call (925) 335-1746 with any changes.

Contra Costa County open enrollment period to make dental changes is also scheduled for September 15, 2014 through October 10, 2014.    

2015 Rates for Medical and Dental
Refer to CalPERS Open Enrollment Guide for instructions when making health plan changes.

CalPERS Open Enrollment information is being sent to addresses on record.  If you have not received information by September 14, 2013, please contact CalPERS directly at 1-888-225-2377 to update your address.

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