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Health Benefit Eligibility Change for Members with Part-Time Employment NEW
IMPORTANT! Retired Members who had worked part-time that did not qualify for health benefits in the past may now be eligible.

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.  Read more ...

Form 1099-R
LACERS will mail Retired Members their IRS Form 1099-R (Distribution from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement, etc.) by the end of January 2016.  Members and Beneficiaries who do not receive their 1099-Rs by February 15 should contact LACERS to request a new one.  Regenerating a 1099-R may require a few working days to process.

Also, Retirees who recently moved should contact LACERS to update their address information by using a Change of Address Request form, which is available at www.LACERS.org.

How Does My LACERS-sponsored Medical Insurance and the Affordable Care Act Affect My 2015 Federal Income Tax Return?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires you and each of your dependents to have qualifying health care coverage otherwise known as “minimum essential coverage”.  The good news is that the LACERS-sponsored medical plans exceed the “minimum essential coverage” requirements under the ACA. Read more ...

2016 Basic Medicare Part B Premium
Each year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) establish the annual basic Medicare Part B premium rate for the following calendar year.  The 2015 basic Medicare Part B premium rate is $104.90 per month.  CMS has announced that the 2016 basic Medicare Part B premium rate will increase to $121.80 per month. Read more ...


MyLACERS MyLACERS is a web member service that lets Members view account information 24/7. Active Members can see contributions on account, designated beneficiaries and contact information. Retired Members can view past 1099R statements, current payment statements, designated beneficiaries, current deductions and health deduction information. It's easy, fast and very informative!
Health Benefits Guide

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2016 Health Benefits Guide