Health Benefits

Understand Why PERS Choice and PERSCare Basic Plans Changed Copayments

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This is the eighth post in a series on “10 Things You Need to Know About CalPERS Health Open Enrollment.”

#8: PERS Choice and PERSCare Basic plans will increase some copayments.

Copayments for urgent care and specialist office visits will increase from $20 to $35 to align with higher cost of care provided by specialists and urgent care facilities. Copayments for primary care doctor visits will remain the same, at $20.

Review Your Options

Consult your Open Enrollment materials for more information. The Health Benefits Summary provides a detailed comparison of plans and benefits.

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.