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Kaiser, Anthem Blue Cross and Cigna get good report cards

Posted Oct 16, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

Kaiser Permanente's HMOs are the best in the state for providing recommended care, while Anthem Blue Cross and Cigna are the best at providing recommended care among PPOs, according to new report cards released by the California Office of the Patient Advocate, the Los Angeles Times reports (Terhune, Los Angeles Times, 10/16).


 

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CalPERS board member stripped of leadership roles because of FPPC violations

Posted Oct 15, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

CalPERS board member Priya Mathur was removed from board leadership positions today because of her latest campaign-finance disclosure infractions.

 

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CalPERS Customer Contact Center closed Monday, October 20, 2014

Posted Oct 14, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

Please take note, the CalPERS Customer Contact Center is relocating, and will be temporarily closed [Read More...]

Stockton bankruptcy case could hurt public workers

Posted Oct 10, 2014 by Editor    1 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

By Michael HiltzikLos Angeles TimesThe investment house Franklin Templeton's effort to knock down [Read More...]

Are state workers resuming their rushing to retirement?

Posted Oct 10, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

The State Worker: Why state-employee retirements are on the upswingBy Jon Ortizjortiz@sacbee.comAre [Read More...]

CalPERS chief executive comments on Stockton bankruptcy case

Posted Oct 09, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

Another View: If pensions are cut, the losers are public employeesBy Anne StausbollSpecial to The [Read More...]

Bankruptcy judge's ruling may be moot

Posted Oct 09, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

By Jon HealeyLos Angeles TimesBankruptcy judge's ruling on Stockton pensions may be moot if judge [Read More...]

Bankruptcy ruling may be moot

Posted Oct 09, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

Bankruptcy judge's ruling on Stockton pensions may be moot if judge approves Stockton's planBy John [Read More...]

Do you want to represent other state retirees like yourself?

Posted Sep 25, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

Eligible members who want to represent and serve CSR members on the Board of Directors must file [Read More...]

Former CSEA President Chuck Valdes dies under mysterious circumstances

Posted Sep 24, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  3 Likes Like Dislike

Charles P. “Chuck” Valdes, who served three terms as president of the California State Employees [Read More...]

CalPERS open enrollment runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 10

Posted Sep 23, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

CalPERS health plan members will notice many new options available to them in the open enrollment package recently mailed by CalPERS.

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CalPERS Dependent Eligibility Verification deadline nears

Posted May 06, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  1 Likes Like Dislike

About 40,000 CalPERS state retiree members were asked in December 2013 to verify whether their [Read More...]

Chuck Reed suffers another legal blow

Posted Mar 14, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  0 Likes Like Dislike

San Jose Mercury NewsMarch 14, 2014SACRAMENTO -- San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's statewide pension [Read More...]

Reed's pension measure is scrapped

Posted Mar 14, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  1 Likes Like Dislike

  SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS -- Mayor Chuck Reed on Friday abandoned what was supposed to be his crowing [Read More...]

Chuck Reed sues over summary of pension initiative

Posted Feb 07, 2014 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  -2 Likes Like Dislike

By Jon Ortiz The Sacramento BeeLast modified: 2014-02-07T20:36:46ZPublished: Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 - [Read More...]

CSR succeeds at stopping CalPERS pension data base

Posted Jan 13, 2014 by Editor    1 Comment(s)  -1 Likes Like Dislike

     After California State Retirees (CSR) took the lead in calling for legislative hearings [Read More...]

CSR Executive Director Phillip Sherwood addresses CalPERS Board

Posted Dec 19, 2013 by Editor    1 Comment(s)  2 Likes Like Dislike

My name is Phillip Sherwood.  I am the Executive Director of the California State Retirees who [Read More...]

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed tweaks public pension ballot proposal

Posted Nov 14, 2013 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  1 Likes Like Dislike

Sacramento BeePublished Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has revised the public [Read More...]

Yolanda Solari is remembered as strong and effective

Posted Nov 04, 2013 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  -1 Likes Like Dislike

For more than half a century, Yolanda Solari dedicated much of her life to fighting for the rights [Read More...]

Governor signs CSR-endorsed bills

Posted Oct 15, 2013 by Editor    0 Comment(s)  -1 Likes Like Dislike

Governor signs CSR-endorsed billsGov. Brown signed five bills in October that are beneficial to [Read More...]

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CSR Legislative Report

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Long-term care changes
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2014 CSR Benefits Directory

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