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Retiree Benefits General Information


Are you planning to retire soon? Please review our When You're Ready to Retire guide for an overview of the necessary steps to retire.

The City of Sacramento provides retirement benefits through the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). Contribution rates vary depending on an employee’s bargaining unit labor agreement. Labor agreements are available for review and download on the Labor Relations page. Retirees should refer to the Labor Agreement for the rep unit they retired from for the most current information on eligibility of retiree health benefits.


Retiree Vendor Contacts:

Vendor Contacts/Directory


Retiree Change of Address 

If you have moved or have had a name change, please update your records with the City by filling out and submitting one of the following forms:

CalPERS Retiree Change of Address (CalPERS Retiree)

SCERS Retiree Change of Address (SCERS Retiree)


To update your address or beneficiaries on file with the following you will need to contact each of these directly:

CalPERS: contact CalPERS directly at 1-888-225-7377 or by visiting their website to change your address on file with CalPERS.

Nationwide: contact directly by visiting if you would like to change your address or update your beneficiaries for your 401a or 457 plan.
Nationwide Customer Service: 877-677-3678 5AM-8PM & Sat till 3PM
Internal Retirement Specialists: 888-401-5272
Rick Watson:

ICMA-RC: updates to your address or beneficiaries for your RHSA can be made by visiting


General Information

Retiree Health Benefit Eligibility by Labor Group 

Medicare Basics
2018 Retiree Health Rates
2018 Retiree Contribution

Cash in Lieu/Out of Area

Social Security Presentation

Medicare 101 Presentation by Kaiser


2018 Retiree Health Benefits


$20 Senior Advantage

Senior Advantage - Hawaii

Senior Advantage - Colorado

2018 INDIVIDUAL Kaiser Senior Advantage Summary of Benefits
Sample Transition Guide to Kaiser Senior Advantage INDIVIDUAL plan
Comparison of City Group plan to Kaiser Senior Advantage INDIVIDUAL (enhanced) plan
$25 HMO
$40 HMO
Chiropractic Benefits for $25 & $40 HMO Plans
$20 HMO - Hawaii 
Privacy Notice

$15 Seniority Plus
Health Net CareMark Pharmacy Benefits
Health Net Healthy Discounts, Dental, and Vision Information

$25 HMO
$40 HMO
Pharmacy Benefits
Chiropractic and Acupuncture for $25 & $40 HMO Plans
Infertility for $25 & $40 HMO Plans
Service Area Map 
Privacy Notice

$25 HMO
$40 HMO
Prescription Copayment Summary
Chiropractic and Acupuncture for $25 & $40 HMO Plans
Infertility for $25 & $40 HMO Plans
Service Area Map
Privacy Notice

Delta Dental PPO
Privacy Notice

Base Plan and Premium Plan
Privacy Notice

2018 Open Enrollment Communication to Retirees

2018 Retiree Open Enrollment Announcement
Letter to Medicare-eligible retirees in 447, 1176, SPOA, Unrep, and WCOE
2018 Annual Notices for Retirees

Deferred Compensation

Have you separated or retired from service with the City of Sacramento? Please review our Deferred Compensation Plans Separation from City Service Information document to review your options.


general contact information

For more information or questions regarding SCERS retiree checks, call (916) 808-1936
For more information or questions regarding available retiree health benefits, call (916) 808-5665, or email