Recently, the City Council adopted an ordinance that amended language related to LACERS health benefits eligibility. This ordinance took effect on Sunday, February 21, 2016. Based on this new ordinance, Members who are at least age 55, had worked part-time, and have at least ten years of Service
with the City of Los Angeles (worked for the City for at least ten years) now are eligible to receive medical and dental plan premium subsidies. The new eligibility criteria for LACERS medical and dental plan premium subsidies are summarized below.