PSA Perspective

  1. PSA In Good Health March 2021 Tips

    What You Need To Know About Colon Cancer According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer effects more than 200,000 individuals each year. The earlier colon cancer is diagnosed, the better your prognosis. Check out this month’s In Good Health flyer to learn about the common signs and symptoms of colon cancer as well as […]

  2. Health Plan Cost Transparency Provisions in the CAA (Benefit Minute)

    Price transparency in health care has been a topic of interest for several years.  The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the CAA) continued this trend by adding numerous provisions that impact cost transparency for all group health plans.  Some of these provisions are found in the No Surprises Act while others are found in a separate title […]

  3. What to do when SCA Employees don’t want Fringe Benefits?

    If you have a population of Service Contract Act (SCA) employees, your business likely faces a unique challenge when it comes to offering employee benefits. For an SCA employee, a certain dollar amount for every hour worked must be set aside for their SCA fringe benefits rate—money allotted to their health and welfare benefits.

  4. David Reeve Representing Clients and the Community as an Insurance Broker and Fellow Man

    As an organization focused on giving back, PSA encourages employees to nominate a non-profit organization of their choice to be considered as the recipient of PSA employee charitable fund donations. A different employee-nominated nonprofit is awarded these funds on a quarterly basis.   This 2020 fourth quarter recipient of the funds is the Men and Families Center in Baltimore, nominated by David Reeve, PSA’s Vice President of Personal Insurance.  […]

  5. PSA In Good Health February 2021 Tips

    Show Your Heart Some Love This February February is heart month. Show your heart some love by learning about the causes of High Blood Pressure and tips about how to reduce your risk in this month’s In Good Health flyer.

  6. No Surprises Act Will Limit Balance Billing for Certain Medical Care (Benefit Minute)

    The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 includes the No Surprises Act (the Act), which is intended to protect patients from the financial impact of unexpected balance billing in cases where they have little or no control over who provides their care. Instead, the Act shifts responsibility for these expenses to providers and payers (insurers and self-insured health […]

  7. Retain Talent by Recognizing Employees from Afar

    Recognizing employees is key to retain star performers, which is even more critical during this pandemic. But showing appreciation could be more difficult with many businesses shifting to remote work. In this post I’ll discuss the importance of employee appreciation as a retention tool, especially during COVID, and provide five ideas on how to do […]

  8. The COVID-19 Vaccine — Know the Facts!

    After almost a year of enduring the pandemic, the first phase of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are being administered. For many, this provides hope and relief, while for others, it is anxiety-provoking. We hope that this piece will answer your questions about the vaccines currently being offered (as of 1/13/2021) and put your mind at ease […]

  9. PSA In Good Health January 2021 Tips

    Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System In addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, cold and flu season is upon us. Check out this month’s In Good Health flyer for ways to naturally boost your immune system to keep it in tip-top shape to fight infection and disease.