PSA Perspective

  1. Maryland Passes Paid Family and Medical Leave (Benefit Minute)

    Maryland recently enacted a paid family and medical leave (PFML) program, joining several other states and the District of Columbia. The Time to Care Act (Act) became law when the state legislature overrode the Governor’s veto of the Act. The Governor indicated that the Act was supported by no actuarial analysis and no viable plan […]

  2. PSA In Good Health April 2022 Tips

    A NURSE IS CALLING FROM MY INSURANCE COMPANY – WHY SHOULD I ANSWER THE CALL? We all know that our health plan provides us with health benefits and processes the claims for the care we receive, but that is not all that they do! Whether you are faced with an unexpected medical emergency, managing a […]

  3. Recognizing PSA 2021 Employee Appreciation Award Recipients

    At PSA, corporate culture is a core part of our workplace identity. Every year, we take the time to celebrate and recognize the success of our employees and acknowledge those who went above and beyond. These award recipients embody our mission and corporate values, shown through their tireless dedication to growing and protecting the assets […]

  4. First Quarter Compliance Updates (Benefit Minute)

    This issue provides a recap of some recent regulatory activity.

  5. Cybersecurity Awareness Training: A Cost-Effective Protection Against Cyber Threats

    In the first two posts of this interview series with Chad Quarles, Senior CISO Advisor from Hartman Executive Advisors, we have discussed the importance of implementing Multi-Factor Authentication and data backup to help your business qualify for Cyber insurance. Today, we will explore cybersecurity awareness training.   While insurance carriers have not yet been asking for cybersecurity […]

  6. PSA In Good Health March 2022 Tips

    YOUR RETIREMENT DREAM ISN’T ALWAYS ABOUT MONEY… IT’S ABOUT YOUR HEALTH!  No matter how old you were when you first started working, by the time you retire, you will likely have spent a substantial portion of your life employed. While our priorities shift throughout our lives, it is important to create a balance between your […]

  7. Rod Hairston: Master Your Love Life… While Mastering Your Livelihood

    Are personal challenges at home preventing you from succeeding at work? Are you feeling stressed out trying to balance your workload and the happiness of your significant other? We have all been there! In our most recent Valentine’s Day Partnership webinar, Rod Hairston, former life coach for the Baltimore Ravens, author, and certified coach with a Master’s degree in […]

  8. Compliance Reminders for Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts (Benefit Minute)

    Health care flexible spending accounts (HCFSAs) are a valued employee benefit, but create administrative and compliance responsibilities for employers and their third party administrators. Permitted changes to how HCFSAs operate made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic added to these responsibilities. This issue of the Benefit Minute summarizes current compliance considerations for HCFSAs.

  9. Data Backup: Why Your Small Business Needs It and How to Get It

    The prevalence of cyber-attacks has had a devastating impact on businesses over the past couple of years. As a result, insurance companies are now asking businesses to implement certain cybersecurity measures to qualify for Cyber coverage. As we discussed in the Multi-Factor Authentication blog, one of these requirements entails installing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) software to […]