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PacFed is one of California’s largest and most experienced employee benefits firms.
What We Do
We assist businesses in carrier negotiations, employee benefits administration and compliance.
Our primary focus is the administration and service of Employer, Taft-Hartley and Private Exchange plans.
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Latest from Our Blog
Delaying Preventive Care Can Be Especially Harmful for Women
Preventive care services are fully covered by most private health insurance plans and state Medicaid programs. However, a new survey shows that many women went without or delayed routine check-ups and screenings in the past two years.
The Key to Keeping People Healthy
Preventive healthcare reduces the risk for diseases, disabilities and even death, yet millions of people don’t receive regular check-ups or screenings. Here’s why it’s so important to access these services.
Preparing for the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government enacted multiple temporary mandates and rules for group health plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Here’s how employers can prepare for the end of the Public Health Emergency.
Unwinding the Continuous Medicaid Enrollment Provision
At the beginning of the pandemic, Congress enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to respond to the nation’s growing health and economic crises. The legislative package included a continuous Medicaid enrollment provision that is soon to expire. What are the impacts?
ZENITH BENEFIT TALK
Secure Act 2.0 Changes Impacting Qualified Retirement Plans
On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act (“CAA”). Within the CAA, the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (“Act”) contains significant retirement plan changes. Below is a summary of some of the key provisions impacting qualified retirement plans.
Review the IRS indexed dollar limits to qualified retirement plans for 2023.
Final Regulations On Special Financial Assistance For Underfunded Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plans Released
On July 8, 2022, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released the final regulations for plans applying for Special Financial Assistance under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
Two Of Zenith’s Plans Approved For Special Financial Assistance Under The American Recovery Plan Act Of 2021
Recently two of the Pension Plans that Zenith administers were part of the first wave approved by the PBGC (Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation) for special financial relief under ARPA ’21.
Zenith’s Pension Director Chosen To Speak At The National Association Of Police Organization’s Annual Pension And Benefits Seminar
NAPO is a coalition of police unions and associations from across the United States and was organized for the purpose of advancing the interests of America’s law enforcement officers through legislative advocacy, political action and education.
Defined Benefit Plans -
A Better Bang For The Buck
An updated study by the National Institute on Retirement Security again concluded that when compared to many Defined Contribution (DC) plans a Defined Benefit (DB) plan does a better job of providing needed retirement income.
PBGC Approves First Two Plans For Funding Relief Under ARPA ’21
On December 21st, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) approved the first Multiemployer pension plan funding relief under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).
Department Of Labor Releases
FAQs On Required Lifetime Income Illustrations For DC Plans
On July 26, 2021, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) released Temporary Implementing FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) for the lifetime income illustrations that will be required for most Defined Contribution (“DC”) plans. As you may recall from our last article, the DOL released an Interim Final Regulation (IFR) on September 18, 2020 requiring compliance one year thereafter (September 18, 2021).
LA Plaza's Summer of Salsa -
Conjunto Oye! with DJ Super Robby
Enjoy a FREE Summer of Salsa concert on Friday, June 9, from 6-9pm at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Conjunto Oye! is a salsa band founded in 2004. Led by trombonist Adam Rundquist, the band plays “Nuyorican” salsa—pulsating, peel-the-paint off the walls, traditional Cuban music brewed from a Puerto Rican strainer. It is one of L.A.’s preeminent salsa bands. PacFed is proud to sponsor this event in conjunction with LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Mesa Pacific and Teamsters Local 986. Find out more at LA Plaza's Facebook calendar page.
An Essential Business
Important Information for Union Member Insureds and PacFed Employees
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!