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Public employees consider health plan options
Capitol Weekly

Members of California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) will find new options available to them when the System’s Health Plan Open Enrollment period begins September 16. The retirement system will provide four additional Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plans to members, bringing its total HMO offerings to six. Members may enroll in CalPERS Health Program, add eligible family members, or make changes to their existing health plan during the Open Enrollment Period, which ends Oct. 11. The coverage becomes effective Jan. 1, 2014.