May 8 Chapter 293 Meeting Reminder

CSEA Chapter 293
is teaming up with

President of CalPERS

Rob Feckner

Rob will be at our May Chapter meeting to answer your questions, and will be available to notarize your power of attorney and beneficiary forms.

You MUST PRINT the forms and bring them with you, we will not have any blank forms available.

When: May 8th, 5:15pm

Where: PDA, 4999 Casa Loma Ave., YL

Why: To protect your retirement assets

CalPERS Members:
Do you have your power of attorney set up?
Did you designate a beneficiary?

Do this BEFORE retirement!

Click here for power of attorney form:

https://www.calpers.ca.gov/docs/forms-publications/special-power-attorney-pub.pdf

Click here for beneficiary designation form:

https://www.calpers.ca.gov/docs/forms-publications/beneficiary-designation.pdf

Did you work for a CalPERS-covered employer before you became a CalPERS member? Buy back service credit for the years you worked but you were not in CalPERS.

Click here for service credit estimator:

https://www.calpers.ca.gov/page/active-members/retirement-benefits/service-credit/service-credit-cost-estimator

888 CalPERS (or 888 -225-7377)       https://www.calpers.ca.gov/page/home

 

 

 

PAC News Flash 05-01-17: Opposition to the American Health Care Act – Trumpcare

Monday, May 01, 2017

This morning, President Trump is saying he has the votes to pass his revised healthcare bill this week, but we can still stop this disaster from happening.

 We need to flood our representatives in Congress with phone calls – today!

This revised bill (the American Health Care Act) is worse than the last one! It’s still Trumpcare: It still leaves 24 million Americans uninsured, still cuts Medi-Cal, still cuts more than $800 billion from our healthcare system, and it’s still a tax giveaway for the drug companies, insurance executives and the rich.

But now, the new MacArthur amendment makes a bad bill even worse. It breaks the promise to protect people with pre-existing conditions by “allowing” states to opt out of this mandate. It also permits states to opt out of requiring health plans to cover 10 essential health benefits, including doctor visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, maternity care and mental health.

In other words, insurers could cut key benefits and charge people thousands of dollars more based on their medical conditions.

But can’t California just opt-out of the waiver? No – California would still face massive cuts to Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies and federal healthcare funding and millions of people would lose coverage as a result.

Follow the money! Without billions in federal funding, it’s hard to maintain minimum standards.  Insurers could threaten to withdraw from Continue reading “PAC News Flash 05-01-17: Opposition to the American Health Care Act – Trumpcare”