Medical insurance coverage for benefits eligible CSU employee is administered by the California Public Employee's Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS offers a choice between several different insurance plans, including HMO and PPO Plan options. Coverage is available to active employees and their eligible dependents, with the majority of the premiums paid by the CSU.
The following resources and information may help assist you in choosing and enrolling in a medical plan:
Effective Date of Coverage: If you enroll on or before the last day of the pay period in which you are appointed, the effective date of medical coverage will be the first day of the following month.
Enrollment Period: You have 60 calendar days from your appointment date to enroll in benefits.