Zenith American Solutions awarded Administration Services Contract by the United Food and Commercial Workers Local Union No. 555-Employers Health Trust and Oregon Retail Employees Pension Trust

Release date: 12/16/2015

Portland, Oregon – December 16, 2015 – Zenith American Solutions® (“Zenith”) announced the contract award by the U.F.C.W. Local Union #555-Employers Health Trust and the Oregon Retail Employees Pension Trust to provide administration services to their members.  Zenith is the largest and most innovative independent Third Party Administrator in the United States focused on providing the best people and most innovative services, technologies, systems and support to self-funded benefit plans.
Pati Piro-Bosley, Senior Vice President will lead the team of Zenith professionals from its new Portland (Tualatin), Oregon office, with in-depth service and support through its Program Management Office (“PMO”) ensuring the highest quality customer service and on time implementation for the Funds.
“Thankfully, Zenith has finally taken over full administration, and after several weeks, they are still cleaning up the mess left by the prior administrator”, said Dan Clay, President of U.F.C.W. 555.  “We are also very pleased that many of the employees who took care of the U.F.C.W. 555 membership have been hired by Zenith and, are once again working to take care of our members."
“One of the key differentiators for us when selecting our new administrator was the computer platform that our plans will be administered on, Zenith uses a state of the art, computer system to administer our member’s insurance and claims.  I’m extremely impressed with the system, its flexibility, and the new, secure online capabilities that our members and employers will now have access to,” said Clay.
“The U.F.C.W. Funds represent a very hard working membership, and Zenith is extremely proud to be selected as the benefit administrator for these Funds and their family members; we are very excited to welcome these U.F.C.W. Funds into the Zenith family,” said Piro-Bosley.

About Zenith American Solutions

Zenith American Solutions, Inc. (Zenith) has been providing high quality administrative services since 1944. With 33 offices across the country, Zenith manages benefit plans as a third-party benefits administrator (TPA) serving over 700,000 health plan members and dependents, and over 800,000 retirement plan participants for Taft-Hartley trust funds, trade associations, government entities and corporate employers.  Zenith is a company of Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the health care industry.  For more information, visit www.zenith-american.com.