An Essential Business
Operations at Zenith American Solutions (Zenith) and PacFed Benefit Administrators (PacFed) are deemed essential. So that we may provide access to the services our members and their families depend on, Zenith and PacFed offices in California will remain open at this time. As the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, Zenith and PacFed are prepared and ready to assist.
PROUD TO HONOR
Thanks to Teamsters 986 essential employees, PacFed is here to serve our members’ group health insurance needs!
In celebration of the 90th birthday of civil rights activist and labor leader Dolores Huerta (April 10, 2020), this striking depiction of an original painting by the acclaimed Chicano artist John Valadez is prominently displayed in Hollywood Burbank Airport’s Southwest Airlines terminal. We are pleased to share this beautiful artwork online for all stay-at-home travelers to enjoy.
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Under the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) stimulus legislation, the federal government will pay 100 percent of COBRA insurance premiums for employees and their dependents who lost their group health insurance coverage due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
People are considered fully immunized against COVID-19 two weeks after the single-dose vaccine or two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine. However, it is not certain to what extent vaccination prevents you from infecting other people or how long it protects against the virus. It is important for fully vaccinated people to know they could still become ill and must continue following public health protocols.
The Biden Administration has strengthened requirements for insurance plans and issuers to cover COVID-19 diagnostic testing and for providers to be reimbursed for administering COVID-19 vaccines to the uninsured.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a law (SB 95) reestablishing and expanding statewide supplemental paid sick leave for reasons related to COVID-19. Most employers with 25 employees will be required to provide this benefit to employees.
As part of the Biden Administration’s pandemic relief efforts, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has expanded access to Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage that could enable millions of people to enroll in comprehensive health care plans.
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During recent months, each one of us have been confronted with new challenges and uncertainty. A new “normal” has formed. In times that are quickly changing, having a consumer-driven healthcare account has meant more to members than ever before. Learn how this ‘rainy-day-fund’ has provided a sense of security and stability for members and their families. See story on page 4.
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Zenith American Solutions is proud to announce that Chris Johnson has joined our Executive Leadership Team as Chief Operating Officer. Learn more about Chris’s plans.
Recent relief, which permits the deferral of the withholding, deposit and payment of the employee portion of Social Security taxes for certain wages, has raised some questions and concerns.
At its core, social engineering is the art of manipulating people so they take actions or give up something they otherwise wouldn't. Attacks like these come in many varieties and for different purposes. Learn more and protect yourself.
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