Health Forms & Booklet

CITY OF SAN DIEGO RETIREE HEALTH OPEN ENROLLMENT - PLAN YEAR 2019-2020

Health Open Enrollment for 2019-2020 is from June 3 to June 28, 2019.

Booklets containing rates and additional information were mailed. You can download an electronic copy and the comparison chart at the bottom of this page. The health providers are the same as last year – so if you are NOT changing your health plan, you do not have to take any action.

New for 2019: Cigna has added one new option: Cigna Southern California Select HMO Plan (Scripps). Please see the enrollment booklet below for details.

The City Retiree Health Open Enrollment Kick-Off Event is Friday, May 24 at the Balboa Park Club Ballroom. See directions below. The event will feature formal presentations by Kaiser, Cigna, SCAN Health Plan, and Sharp from 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., and retirees will be able to talk to the providers and ask questions until noon. Open Enrollment Help Day will be

Open Enrollment Help Day will be held Friday, June 14, from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Balboa Park Club Ballroom. See directions below. There will be no formal presentations, but SDCERS staff and representatives from sponsored health plans will be available to answer questions. You may also submit your health paperwork directly to SDCERS staff at the event.

Directions to Balboa Park Club Ballroom:
Balboa Park Club Ballroom, 2144 Pan American Road West.
Enter Balboa Park from Park Boulevard and turn west on Presidents Way.
The Ballroom is located in the South Palisades area of the park, just north of Puppet Theater. Parking is available in the Pan American Plaza parking lot in front of the Ballroom, as well as across the street below the Organ Pavilion. Be sure to allow time to park and be seated before the event begins.

CareCounsel is there to help! CareCounsel Member Care Specialists are available for your healthcare inquiries and concerns. You can call them at (888) 227-3334 or e-mail staff@carecounsel.com Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST.

If you plan to send health forms and other confidential information through email (PDF), read SDCERS' disclosure statement here.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996's (HIPPA) Privacy Rule gives SDCERS who receive health coverage the right to be informed of the privacy practices of their health plans, as well as to be informed of their privacy rights with respect to their personal health information. This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to additional information.

Note: These plans are only available to eligible City of San Diego retirees.​

Enrollment Forms