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Open Enrollment Virtual Benefits Fair

Welcome to the 2024 Open Enrollment Season!

We have benefit resources available for you! Included as a resource are the Benefit Program Vendor and Health Carrier On-Demand webinars that will now be available year-round. For additional benefits information, please view Benefit Program Vendors and Health Carrier websites.

Preparations for the 2024 Open Enrollment Virtual Benefits Fair are underway. Please check back later in the year for the event date and details.



At Anthem Blue Cross we understand our health connects us to each other. What we all do impacts those around us. Anthem is dedicated to delivering better care to our members, providing greater value to our customers, and helping improve the health of our communities.





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Legal is everywhere – from the everyday to the once in a lifetime. With ARAG®, employees can save time, stress, and money on legal issues with network attorney fees that are 100 percent paid in full for most covered matters. Voluntary benefits have been shown to improve employee retention and make companies more competitive, so why not offer your employees the most comprehensive legal insurance on the market? Plus, we make your job easier by offering straightforward implementation, administration, and enrollment along with ongoing employee communication and education.

ARAG Legal Insurance




ASIFlex administers benefits such as FSA, HSA, COBRA, HRA, Lifestyle Spending Accounts, and Commuter benefit.

SOC Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts


Blue Shield

Blue Shield of California is a nonprofit health insurance organization offering health plans to CalPERS employees since 2003. Blue Shield of California currently offers three state-wide health plans for active employees, and one plan for CalPERS retirees. The three active health plans include the broad network Access+ HMO, the select network Trio HMO plan, and Blue Shield EPO. The comprehensive retiree plan is Blue Shield Medicare PPO.

Blue Shield Insurance



Blue Shield CCPOA

California Correctional Peace Officers Association are the men and women officers/guards working all the prisons across the state of CA.

CCPOA Medical Plan



Delta Dental

Since 1955, Delta Dental of California has offered comprehensive, high-quality oral health care benefits to millions of enrollees and built the strongest network of dental providers in the country.  Delta Dental provides State of California employees access to fee for service plans with the PPO and PPO + Premier plans, and also the option of a Dental HMO through our DeltaCareUSA plan.

Delta Dental SOC Dental Plans


Health Net

For over 40 years, Health Net has supported Californians through various stages of life, and that’s what we continue to do. We work to make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve.

Health Net



Kaiser Permanente is proud to be a trusted healthcare partner and to have cared for CalPERS members for almost 70 years. We’re more than a health plan: nationwide, over 12 million people turn to us for informed, coordinated care. Kaiser Permanente exists to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

Kaiser Permanente


For over 50 years, Magellan Healthcare has provided quality care rooted in evidence-based innovations for mental health and wellbeing.

Phone: 1-866-EAP-4SOC (1-866-327-4762)
TTY users call:  711


Please view the Magellan website for the EAP video.


MetLife Dental

MetLife is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to our individual and institutional customers. We are committed to building a more confident future for all of our stakeholders—our colleagues, our communities, our customers and our shareholders.

State of California – DHMO Insurance

Metlife Life

MetLife is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to our individual and institutional customers. We are committed to building a more confident future for all of our stakeholders—our colleagues, our communities, our customers and our shareholders.

State of California – Life Insurance


Premier Access

Premier Access has been successful in providing excellent dental benefits along with exceptional customer service in the beautiful state of California for more than 25 years. Premier Access is committed to providing quality service and innovative products that are flexible, affordable and with an expanded network with deep discounts.

For more information on Premier Access dental benefits please visit the Premier Access Microsite.



Pharmacy Benefit Manager for CalPERS plans with Anthem, UnitedHealthcare, Healthnet, WHA and Sharp.


Savings Plus

Savings Plus is a voluntary retirement program allowing you to supplement your retirement benefits through tax-deferred and Roth payroll contributions. We offer a 401(k) Plan and a 457(b) Plan.

On-demand Presentations – Invest in Your Future Self Now (



Sharp Health Plan is proud to provide CalPERS members with access to the award-winning care from our nationally recognized physicians and hospitals.  We are the only locally based not-for-profit commercial health plan in San Diego, and we’re honored to serve you.  Sharp Health Plan is CalPERS’ highest member-rated Commercial health plan – find out why better health insurance matters.

Sharp Performance Plus (Basic Plan)

Sharp Direct Advantage (Medicare Plan)  



The Standard Insurance Company helps people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind by providing insurance, retirement and investment products and services. Long Term Disability is a voluntary insurance plan that is available to eligible excluded state employees only. This benefit replaces a portion of your income in the event you cannot work for six months or more due to a covered illness or injury. By protecting your income and helping you to meet your financial commitments in a time of need, this benefit can be key to maintaining your standard of living.

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance for SOC Excluded Employees


Statewide Engagement Program

The program is designed to provide a holistic approach in connecting state departments, with the capacity and community needed to support the overall wellbeing of California’s state workforce. Threading the needle of employee engagement through employee assistance, merit and recognition, and wellness.

Statewide Engagement Program


United Health Care

At UnitedHealthcare, we serve millions of people from their earliest years through their working lives and into retirement. What unites us is our mission to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone.

UnitedHealthcare provides CalPERS members with the network providers you want, digital tools you need, doctors in your corner and health plans that make it easier to get the care you want.

United Health Care Basic HMO Plans



As a health focused company your well-being is at the core of everything we do. VSP® Vision Care gives you access to quality eye care from VSP network doctors with low out-of-pocket costs. Get the most out of your vision plan with up to 98,000 provider access points including independent doctors, popular retailers, and online.

VSP Vision Care


Western Dental

As one of the oldest and most experienced dental and oral health organizations (DHMO’s) we are pleased to be able provide a dental plan with access to hundreds of convenient Private practice dentist and Western Dental locations across the state of California for you and your family. Since 2001 Western Dental Plan has been providing dental coverage to the State of California Employees and Annuitants. You can choose from a full network of private practice dentists and Western Dental owned-and-operated centers.

Western Dental Video


Western Health

Western Health Advantage (WHA) is a leading health plan in Northern California, providing comprehensive health benefits.  WHA is a nonprofit HMO headquartered in Sacramento with a service area that includes 10 Northern California counties: Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Yolo, Colusa, Solano, Napa, Sonoma, Marin, and Humboldt.

Founded over 25 years ago by Dignity Health and NorthBay Health, CalPERS members have access to multiple medical groups, with exceptional physicians (and hospitals) from Hill Physicians Medical Group, Dignity Health’s Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic, Meritage Medical Network, NorthBay Health, and Providence Medical Network. For more information on Western Health Advantage, visit

Western Health Advantage

If you are seeking benefit plan highlights and quick benefit material to reference, please view our Benefits Virtual Bookshelf.

For additional information on Open Enrollment and upcoming events, please visit the Open Enrollment webpage.

Note: 2024 Open Enrollment is from September 16 through October 11, 2024. Changes made during 2024 Open Enrollment will take effect January 1, 2025.