Definition: CalPERS is the Public Employees Retirement System for the State of California retirees.
I worked for the State of Confusion Department of Transportation for twenty years. I carry dental insurance with Mr VOW as a dependent. He is also a State of Confusion retiree. He could carry dental insurance himself, but it’s cheaper to have him as a dependent.
I get a letter from CalPERS saying I have to VERIFY him, or his coverage will be canceled 1/01/21.
I am so PISSED, I could shoot the top of my head off at the ceiling.
We contacted CalPERS, and I said throughout my twnty years’ employment, and at my retirement, and throughout my retirement, I have NEVER had to “verify” my husband.
We’ve been married 46 years now (Mr VOW told the lady we probably got married before she was born).
Well, because of new rules to weed out sneaky folks trying to add noneligibles to their insurance plans, I now have to “verify” Mr VOW every three years.
My old tax dollars at work!