Following are the health plans offered in 2011:
Blue Shield Access+ Advantage HMO (must select a primary care physician from the network)
Blue Shield NetValue Advantage HMO - High Performance Physician Network* (must select a primary care physician from the network)
Kaiser Permanente HMO ( With Kaiser, you receive all care from a Kaiser facility and may, after enrollment, request to designate a specific Kaiser physician as your primary care provider)
PERS Choice (PPO)
PERS Select (PPO) - High Performance Physician Network**
Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), an Association plan. To enroll in PORAC, eligible employees must belong to and pay dues to the Association. Currently, only Unit 8 employees, Statewide University Police Association (SUPA) who have PORAC membership are eligible to enroll in the PORAC health plan. You may call them directly at (800) 937-6722 or visit their website at www.porac.org for further information.
Note: Blue Cross of California, which administers the CalPERS PPO plans, is Anthem Blue Cross.
*Blue Shield NetValue Advantage HMO:
The Blue Shield NetValue Advantage HMO, introduced in 2008, has a smaller network of medical groups, but offers a lower premium than Blue Shield Access+ Advantage while still providing the same quality of care and comprehensive benefits to the CSU employees enrolled in the plan.
Members may contact Blue Shield at (800) 334-5847 or visit their website at www.blueshieldca.com for more information regarding this plan.
**PERS Select (PPO):
PERS Select, introduced in 2008, has a smaller network of medical groups, but offers a significantly lower premium than PERS Choice or PERSCare. PERS Select is a lower cost option for members who value the freedom of choice offered through a PPO plan design. The PERS Select Plan is available in all California counties except Alameda, Marin, Placer and Solano. You may contact Anthem Blue Cross Member Services at (877) 737-7776 or visit their website at http://www.anthem.com for more information regarding this plan.
Summaries and comparisons of the various medical and dental plans are also available through the Open Enrollment Webpage. Detailed coverage information and provider directories are available through our website at www.csupomona.edu/hr or upon request through Human Resource Services at our Customer Service Center (CLA Building 98, Rm. B1-20).
Health Plan Statement:
If you are currently enrolled in a health plan through the CSU, CalPERS has already mailed you a personalized "Health Plan Statement." This statement informs you of which health plan you are currently enrolled in and also includes the names of all covered dependents. Please notify the Benefits Office at x-3734 or x-3735 if the information contained in the Health Plan Statement is not correct.