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PEMHCA Retiree Health Rules

Rules for providing health care to retirees through PEMHCA. It includes the Equal and Unequal Methods, the Vesting schedule (State or 90/100 Vesting), and use of a Cafeteria Plan

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100/90 Annuitant Contribution Rates for 2016 Approved by CalPERS - 6/17/15

At its June 2015 meeting, the CalPERS Board approved the 2016 PEMHCA 100/90 State Annuitant Rates

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Minimum 2016 Health Benefit Announced 04/13/15 by CalPERS (PEMHCA)

CalPERS Announces PEMHCA Minimum Contribution for 2016.

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2016 and Historical CalPERS Medical Premiums

CalPERS Board approves 2016 health plan premium rates

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Social Security Releases 2015 COLA and Benefit Amounts 10/22/2014

Social Security benefits increase 1.7%, and the taxable Wage Base for 2015 is $118,500.

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IRS Announces 2015 Limits 10/24/14

IRS Annual Compensation Limit increases to $265,000 for 2015.

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2015 PEPRA Compensation Limits are $117,020 and $140,424

The 2015 PEPRA Compensation limits are $117,020 and $140,424, based on a nonbinding calculation by the California Actuarial Advisory Panel (CAAP).

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Recent Presentations by Bartel Associates

Topics include CalPERS changes and GASB 68, 73, 74, and 75

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John Bartel to speak at 2014 CALPELRA Conference

John Bartel will speak at sessions on CalPERS pension contributions.

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Bartel Associates To Present at GASB Hearing

Bartel Associates invited to present comments at Government Accounting Standards Board public hearing

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PEMHCA Retiree Health Rules

Rules for providing health care to retirees through PEMHCA. It includes the Equal and Unequal Methods, the Vesting schedule (State or 90/100 Vesting), and use of a Cafeteria Plan

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GASB OPEB Exposure Draft Comments

Bartel Associates submitted a comment letter to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board on their Exposure Drafts of new Statements on accounting for OPEB benefits.

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PEPRA Summary for '37 Act Counties

Provisions, Issues, and comparison of benefits

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PEMHCA Administration Fee Rate for 2014/15 Published by CalPERS - 6/26/14

The CalPERS Board of Administration set the PEMHCA administration fee, as a percentage of total premiums, to 0.34%

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100/90 Annuitant Contribution Rates for 2015 Approved by CalPERS - 6/18/14

At its June 2014 meeting, the CalPERS Board approved the 2015 PEMHCA 100/90 State Annuitant Rates

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2015 and Historical CalPERS Medical Premiums

CalPERS Pension and Health Benefits Committee approved proposed 2015 healthcare premiums

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GASB Approves New OPEB and Pension Accounting Exposure Drafts

New accounting standards requiring recognition of unfunded OPEB and pension liabilities released as Exposure Drafts.

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New Actuarial Standards Will Increase OPEB Liabilities for PEMHCA Benefits

GASB 45 Liabilities for retiree medical benefits from large community-rated plans like CalPERS to increase 3/31/2015 per new actuarial standards.

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GASB Announces Drafts of New OPEB Accounting Standards

New accounting standards requiring recognition of unfunded OPEB liabilities will be released as Exposure Drafts in June 2014.

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Bartel Associates to speak at WR IPMA-HR Conference in San Francisco

A session on "Pension and Health Care - Building a New Bridge to Retirement" will be presented by John Bartel, Mary Beth Redding and Deanna Van Valer on Thursday May 1st at the Western Region IPMA-HR conference in San Francisco.

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