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  • CalPERS Update #10: Next Steps & Who Oversees CalPERS Anyway?

    CalPERS Update #10: Next Steps & Who Oversees CalPERS Anyway?

    By Bonnie Burns, Training & Policy Specialist Many CalPERS long term care policyholders have contacted California Health Advocates for information about the status of the lawsuit against CalPERS. We have attempted to get current information and have had the same experience many policyholders have had. We have no information beyond what can be found on the class…

  • CalPERS Update #9: Did You Receive a Letter About Past Due Premiums?

    CalPERS Update #9: Did You Receive a Letter About Past Due Premiums?

    Several CalPERS long term care insurance (LTCI) policyholders have contacted us about a letter indicating their premiums have not been received and are past due. We understand that this may affect an unknown number of CalPERs LTCI policyholders. Apparently CalPERS failed to include the November LTCI premium increase in deductions for pension or employee checks.  If you…

  • CalPERS Long-Term Care Update #8 – Background & Next Steps

    CalPERS Long-Term Care Update #8 – Background & Next Steps

    By Bonnie Burns, Training & Policy Specialist This is an update to our previously published information about the proposed CalPERS Long-Term Care insurance class action settlement. If you lived in California on February 1, 2013 and had a Long-Term Care insurance policy from CalPERS with inflation protection benefits, and you were subjected to the 85% premium increase…

  • CalPERS Update #7: Investigation into CalPERS Long-Term Care Insurance Program

    CalPERS Update #7: Investigation into CalPERS Long-Term Care Insurance Program

    By Bonnie Burns, Training & Policy Specialist Following CalPERS’s withdrawal from the class action settlement, the parties held a joint case conference with the court on May 5th.  CHA does not have the details of that case conference but we are told that the lawsuit will go to a jury in the fall.   In the meantime the executive…

  • CalPERS Update #6: CalPERS Opts Out of Settlement

    CalPERS Update #6: CalPERS Opts Out of Settlement

    By Bonnie Burns, Training & Policy Specialist We have just learned that CalPERS has opted out of the class action settlement ending the current agreement that was scheduled to be heard on June 8th. This means that policyholders will not get any of the options that were described in the settlement.   Approximately 70% of class…