The Benefits Section of Human Resources has been receiving calls inquiring about the provisions and/or impact of the recently signed national healthcare bill. The CSU contracts for health coverage (Kaiser, Blue Shield, PERSCare, PERS-Choice, etc.) through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), the nation's second largest purchaser of health care benefits.
According to CalPERS, it is still too early to fully assess all the impacts of the law and its measures on our Health Care Program. The CalPERS staff will be analyzing the measures in the coming months.
Please visit the CalPERS Website for periodic updates on this issue. You can also keep abreast of news and developments by registering for CalPERS eNews , a bi-monthly electronic newletter delivered directly to your email box.