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CalPERS health plans

This Open Enrollment Season, choose humankindness

As a CalPERS member you have many health plan options. Having a doctor you know and trust is a key part to maintaining your health. This Open Enrollment, be sure your plan includes Dignity Health physicians and hospitals. 

Dignity Health is proud to be offered through these HMO health plans:

For CalPERS Employees

Anthem Select

Anthem Traditional

Blue Shield Access Plus

Blue Shield Trio (new for 2020!)

Health Net SmartCare*


Western Health Advantage

For CalPERS Retirees

Anthem Traditional


*Dignity Health not contracted in Sacramento and Yolo counties

Because health plan and network information may change, we recommend confirming your choice is available in your area by contacting the health plan's customer service number listed on their website.

Frequently Asked Questions

For coverage starting January 1, 2020, the Open Enrollment period is September 9, 2019 through October 4, 2019.

CalPERS is the nation's largest public pension fund serving more than 1.9 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and administering benefits for 1.5 million members and their families in the CalPERS health program, including individuals who serve, or have served, California at the state, regional, and local level.

Whether this is your first Open Enrollment with CalPERS or you are looking to renew your coverage for another year, it's a good idea to consider your options. If you have a doctor or group of doctors you have been seeing or would like to see, be sure they are in the health plan's network. If you need to find a doctor, choose one of the health plans listed on the top portion of this webpage and then visit Find A Doctor for a list of Dignity Health physicians in your area.

Your HR representative will have information specific to your department or agency.  You can also visit for general information about your benefits.