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Alternatives to CalPERS Health Plans for California Public Entities

The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) offers health plans that cover over 1.5 million active and retired public employees and their dependents. These plans effectively meet the needs of many California public agencies. However, more than 1,000 public agencies contract health insurance directly with health plans or through Joint [...]

California Access to Care during wild fires

In response to the wildfires raging throughout California, several Health Plan carriers have created quick reference guidance for access to care: ANTHEM (click here for Anthem Quick Guide) Between August 18, 2020 and September 17, 2020, Anthem is making changes for California members who live in Sonoma, Napa, Monterey and [...]

How One City is Using Fitness Trackers to Improve Employee Health and Wellness

Recently it was brought to our attention that one of our member cities, Orland, has implemented a fitness tracker program. Using funds they received from participating in our Risk Management Accreditation Program (reach out to Member Services, you can get up to 10% of your yearly contribution back!) they were [...]

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