#3: Blue Shield Access+ will no longer be available in eight Bay Area counties in 2019.
The counties are: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma.
Review Your Options
Members who are affected will be automatically enrolled in Health Net SmartCare, unless they choose a different plan during Open Enrollment. Most doctors and medical groups are available through other CalPERS health plans in the area, but as with any new plan, prescription benefit providers are subject to change. Check with your provider to learn which plans are in their network.
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.