Benefit plan updates, effective January 1, 2022
Effective January 1, 2022, CalPERS will be transitioning to two PPO plans- PERS Platinum and PERS Gold. Please make note of these name changes when seeing CalPERS members.
PERS Platinum (formerly PERSCare)
- PERS Platinum retains the same Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer (PPO) network.
- PERS Platinum will have the same plan design as the original PERSCare.
PERS Gold (formerly PERS Select)
- PERS Gold retains the same Anthem Blue Cross Select PPO network.
- PERS Gold will have the same plan design as the original PERS Select.
In-network providers for PERS Platinum will be all Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO providers. In-network provider for PERS Gold will be Anthem Blue Cross Select PPO providers.
- CalPERS Medicare Supplemental plans will also reflect this name change:
- PERS Platinum Supplement to Medicare Plan (formerly PERSCare Supplement to Medicare)
- PERS Gold Supplement to Medicare Plan(formerly PERS Select Supplement to Medicare)
For more information regarding the PERS PPO plans, visit www.anthem.com/ca/calpers.
September 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California