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. 

 

Basic plans

 

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 providers for PERS Gold will be Anthem Blue Cross Select PPO providers.

 

Medicare supplement

 

CalPERS Medicare supplemental plans will also reflect these name changes:

  • 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

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December 2021 Anthem Blue Cross Provider News - California