Health Benefits

Know the Dates for CalPERS Health Open Enrollment 2018

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Today, we are rolling out our first in a series on “10 Things You Need to Know About CalPERS Health Open Enrollment.”

#1: Open Enrollment Starts September 10 and ends October 5

CalPERS Health Open Enrollment 2018 runs from September 10 – October 5, 2018. Any elections you make during Open Enrollment become effective January 1, 2019.

Compare Plans

To compare available health plans based on your eligibility ZIP code, log in to your my|CalPERS account and use the Find a Medical Plan Tool, or visit from your smartphone or tablet.

Make Health Plan Changes, If Necessary

Active Employees
Contact your employer’s personnel specialist or health benefits officer for required forms and documentation to make health plan changes.

You may change your health plan online during Open Enrollment through my|CalPERS or on your mobile device at You may also mail your request to CalPERS’ Health Account Management Division at P.O. Box 942715, Sacramento, CA 94229-2715, or call us toll free at 888 CalPERS (or 888-225-7377).

Learn More

Read our 10 Things You Need to Know About CalPERS Health Open Enrollment or visit CalPERS website to discover your options and learn more about 2018 Open Enrollment for Members.