Retiree Health Benefits

CalPERS is your Health Benefits Officer and administers health insurance coverage for CSU retirees. You may change your health plan​ online during Open Enrollment by logging onto my|CalPERS and following the instructions.

You may also call CalPERS at 888-225-7377 to make changes. Complete the CalPERS Health Enrollment Retirees (PDF) form before calling.

State Employer Contribution Amounts

The state pays a portion of your health insurance premium. You must pay the difference between the state contribution amount and the premium for the health plan in which you’re enrolled.

Your plan’s monthly premium – what’s paid by the CSU = your monthly cost

The state employer contribution amounts for 2021 are:

Coverage Level
What’s Paid by CSU Monthly
Retiree Only$798
Retiree + One
$1,519
Retiree + Two or More
$1,937

Find your plan’s monthly premium in one of these documents to determine your monthly cost:
2021 In-State Health Plan Rates (PDF)
2021 Out-Of-State Health Plan Rates (PDF)