PSA Perspective

  1. Volunteering With Young Adults With Disabilities Is My Jam

    Commitment to serving others is paramount at PSA. To close out a year that has shown us all the importance of community and compassion, we would like to spotlight PSA employee Brandon Younkin, one of our Employee Benefits consultants, and his gusto for volunteering and serving those around him in honor of international volunteer day.   

  2. PSA In Good Health December 2020 Tips

    2020 has been a tough year, but did you know that practicing gratitude helps our brains feel better? Check out this month’s In Good Health flyer for some ways to show gratitude on a regular basis and the science behind the habit.

  3. Small Business F&L Construction Inc.’s Recipe for Thriving, Not Just Surviving the Pandemic

    F&L Construction Inc. is a locally-owned small business that has been serving the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area since 1991, providing services in general contracting, construction management, design-build, and site development. I recently had the opportunity to speak with their founder and CEO, Freddie Winston, a long-time and devoted client of PSA, about how F&L Construction, […]

  4. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Affordable Care Act (Benefit Minute)

    On November 10, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the ongoing case of Texas v. California. The litigation centers on whether the individual mandate imposed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains constitutional after elimination of the related tax penalty, and what impact finding it unconstitutional would have on the remainder of the ACA.

  5. 5 Business Solutions to the Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

    As medical plan premiums increase and employees are prescribed high-cost specialty drugs, which normally treat complex or rare chronic conditions, employers are left wondering about solutions to the rising costs of prescription drugs in their health plans.  

  6. Managing Chronic Conditions to Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19 Infection

    COVID-19 symptoms can vary widely. While many may experience little to no symptoms, the impact for some is long-term and life-threatening. With COVID-19 cases still rampant and coinciding with flu season in the United States, health experts have continued to express the importance of proper protection and unnecessary risk avoidance. This advice is particularly crucial for individuals with chronic health conditions because they are more susceptible to infections due to an already weakened immune system and organs unable to fight the virus.  

  7. PSA In Good Health November 2020 Tips

    It’s hard to believe but the holidays are right around the corner! Eating healthy is very important for your immune system, especially since we are at a heightened awareness because of COVID and the seasonal flu. But that does not mean you shouldn’t have your holiday favorites. Check out this month’s In Good Health Flyer […]

  8. Notice & Disclosure Requirements for Welfare Benefit Plans (Benefit Minute)

    Employers that sponsor welfare benefit plans must provide a wide range of notices and disclosures to employees and plan participants.  These notices are required by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  This Benefit Minute […]

  9. How to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

    Cyber risk is real and evolving. In today’s interconnected digital world, all businesses that use technology and handle sensitive data are exposed to cyber risks. According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations report, 56% of breaches took months or longer to discover. The 2020 Verizon report finds that Phishing was the top threat behind […]