Retiree Benefits

2018 Information *

***January 1, 2018 P&A Group will assume the responsibility of administering the Retiree insurance billing statements.  P&A Group offers various payment methods including:  Auto-ACH debit from a designated financial institution; online payment through P&A website and IVR phone payment via ACH debit; check or money orders should be made payable to the P&A Group and send to: Department #652 P.O. Box 8000, Buffalo, NY 14267-8000

  Forms

Medical Comparison Chart Information

 Blue Shield of California

Kaiser Permanente

 Medicare Information

Dental by United Concordia   

Vision by Medical Eye Services (MES)

Retirement Health Savings (RHS) Account by ICMA 

This program applies to Blue and White Collar and Safety Units Only depending on date of hire.  For detailed information refer to your Unit’s MOU.


Need More Help? Vendor Contact Information
If you need to reach our plan providers, here is their contact information:

Plan Type Provider Phone Number Website Policy/Group#
Medical Blue Shield of CA PPO 1-855-256-9404 www.blueshieldca.com W0054380
Medical Blue Shield Senior Advantage 1-800-776-4466 www.blueshieldca.com W0054380
Pharmacy Blue Shield Mail Order
CVS Health
1-866-346-7200 www.caremark.com TBA
Medical Kaiser Permanente
Traditional HMO
1-800-464-4000 www.kp.org 132733-1
Medical Kaiser Permanente
High Deductible
1-800-464-4000 www.kp.org 132733-5
Medical Kaiser Senior Advantage 1-800-443-0815 www.kp.org 132733-4
Dental United Concordia 1-866-357-3304 www.unitedconcordia.com 920318-002
Vision Medical Eye Service (MES)
Kaiser/Blue Shield HMO Participants
1-800-877-6372 http://www.mesvision.com  16269
Billing P&A Group  1-800-688-2611  www.padmin.com  n/a

* Information listed here is subject to change. For the most current information please visit:
www.bakersfieldcity.us/gov/depts/human_resources/benefits/retiree_benefits.htm