Health Benefits

Retiree Health Benefits


Keep apprised of your benefits. Review this section for carrier information, services, and Medicare requirements. 


Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits and Plans

You are eligible to enroll in LACERS health plans if you are a retired City employee who receives a monthly retirement allowance from LACERS. LACERS provides eligible members with a subsidy that may or may not cover the total cost of the health plan or dental plan premium.


Medicare Part B Premium Survey

Click here to take the Medicare Part B Premium Survey.

This survey is for Members who are enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B and are currently receiving a Medicare Part B premium reimbursement from LACERS. In order to take the survey, you must have received a mailing from LACERS containing a four-digit identification number. The survey deadline is November 19.


Health Plan Enrollment

Your LACERS Health Plan coverage is separate from your Active Employee Benefits coverage, and you will need to transition to LACERS Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage during the retirement process. 


Open Enrollment for 2022

Retirees have the opportunity to enroll in, add dependents to, or change health plans during LACERS’ Open Enrollment period for the 2022 plan year, which is being held October 15, 2021 to November 15, 2021


Medical Premium Reimbursement Program (MPRP)

If you live outside of a LACERS California HMO service area, or outside California but within the United States and its territories, MPRP could help you pay the premium of your chosen plan with your LACERS medical subsidy. You can participate in this program if you are an eligible Retiree or an eligible survivor.

Members enrolled in MPRP purchase their own insurance direct from an authorized federally-qualified HMO or state-regulated non-LACERS, and are reimbursed quarterly up to the amount of their maximum monthly Medical Subsidy.


Health Benefits Guide

Use the 2022 Health Benefits Guide as your resource to:

  • Familiarize yourself with your eligibility for benefits
  • Compare medical and dental plans
  • Help you with your enrollment in LACERS-sponsored health plans

The 2022 Health Benefits Guide Supplement is available for retirees whose medical subsidy was “capped” due to changes made to the Administrative Code in 2011. Members who retired on or after July 1, 2011 through 2018, and did not make additional retirement contributions toward retiree health care receive the 2011 subsidy rate. 


Free Gym Membership

Anthem, SCAN, UnitedHealthcare Enrollees

SilverSneakers is a health and fitness program designed for older adults and includes access to gyms and fun exercise classes for all fitness levels.

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Kaiser Senior Advantage Enrollees

With easy access to fitness centers that meet your needs and classes tailored for older adults, the Silver&Fit program is an excellent way for you to stay active while aging. 

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Evidence of Coverage

Evidence of Coverage (EOC) is a document that describes the coverage offered in  LACERS-sponsored medical and dental plans. Click the applicable plan below to view the document.

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