News and Updates

Retiree Health Plan Update Meeting

09/10/2018 - Retirees are encouraged to attend an information session on September 13 at 8:00 AM to discuss the new health plans that take effect January 2019.

Share Your Medical Plan Feedback with the County

03/26/2018 - The County of Marin is conducting a request for proposal (RFP) to replace the Anthem Blue Cross PPO plan, which has grown increasingly unaffordable in recent years. As part of the RFP process, retirees covered by the Kaiser Silver, Kaiser Low and Anthem Blue Cross plans sponsored by the County are encouraged to share concerns and provide feedback by completing a short survey.

Error in Retiree COLA Mailing List

03/09/2018 - We discovered an error in the retiree cost of living adjustment (COLA) mailing that was sent to all COLA-eligible retirees this week.

April 2018 Retiree COLA: 3%

02/14/2018 - At the February meeting, the Retirement Board affirmed the actuary's calculation of a 3% cost of living adjustment (COLA) for the plan. The actual amount of your retiree COLA depends upon the employer and/or tier from which you retired, and your date of retirement. Maximum COLAs are 2%, 3% or 4%.

Annual Benefit Statements Mailed

11/28/2017 - Annual Benefit Statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017 have been mailed to the address MCERA has on file for most active, deferred and reciprocal members. These statements provide a valuable summary of your MCERA member account and potential retirement benefit and can be used as a tool to help you plan your financial future.