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Benefit Services are available for retirees and active employees via email, telephone, or by appointment. Email Benefit Services to schedule an appointment if in-person service is needed.

Inquiries about health benefits should be emailed to and you should receive a response within two (2) business days.

Benefit Services Team Member Assignments by Department

Retirees must live within the plan's service area to be enrolled on a City health plan. The live/work rule does not apply for retirees. 


2023 Retiree Health Benefits Information

General Retiree Information

Other Resources


Health Plan Summary Information and Coverage Overview


2023 Plan Summaries

$25 Copay Summary (California)
$40 Copay Summary (California)
$20 Kaiser Senior Advantage (KPSA) (California)
KPSA California Meals and Transportation Information
KPSA California Silver and Fit Information

Kaiser Colorado
Kaiser Hawaii


2023 Plan Summaries

$15 UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO (2023)

General Information
UnitedHealthcare Renew Active
HouseCalls Program


2023 Plan Summaries

$25 Copay Summary
$40 Copay Summary

SHP Additional Information

Service Area Map


2023 Plan Summaries

$25 Copay Summary
$40 Copay Plan Summary

WHA Additional Information

Prescription Copayment Summary
Active and Fit Direct Program
Chiropractic and Acupuncture for $25 & $40 HMO Plans 
Infertility for $25 & $40 HMO Plans
Service Area Map

DeltaCare USA
Delta Dental PPO

Base Plan and Premium Plan

Are you planning to retire soon?

  1. Review the When You're Ready to Retire guide for an overview of the necessary steps to retire.
  2. Review the Deferred Compensation Plans - Separation from City Service Information for information regarding funds in your City of Sacramento 401(a) and 457(b) plans.  
  3. Review your labor agreement to understand your eligibility for retiree health benefits. 
  4. Schedule an appointment with your Benefit Services team member to complete City paperwork for your retirement.

The City of Sacramento provides retirement pension benefits through the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). Labor agreements are available  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. For CalPERS pension estimates, please contact CalPERS directly. 


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)

Beneficiary and Address Updates

To update your address or beneficiaries on file with the following you will need to contact each 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.
The City's designated Nationwide Retirement Specialist is Rick Watson
Schedule an appointment with Rick Watson . In-person appointments with Rick are currently paused. (as of 3/17/2020)

MissionSquare Retirement: updates to your address or beneficiaries for your RHSA can be made by visiting MissionSquare Retirement.


additional Information

Medicare Basics

Cash in Lieu

ACH Information & Form for Cash in Lieu

Social Security Presentation

Medicare 101 Presentation by Kaiser


general contact information

For more information or questions regarding SCERS retiree checks, call (916) 808-5495.
For more information or questions regarding available retiree health benefits, call (916) 808-5665, or email