Keenan launches comprehensive health care reform website with vital information for employers facing dramatic changes

Lauren Williams's picture
Friday, May 31, 2013

Keenan, the largest privately held insurance brokerage and consulting firm in California, has launched a robust new website dedicated to providing a wide array of information on Health Care Reform (HCR) and its impact on school districts, public agencies and health care organizations. The site is designed to assist those employers in staying on top of rapidly approaching changes, program details and best practices resulting from this historic shift in the nations health insurance system.

"We fully appreciate the fact that the Affordable Care Act presents significant challenges to employers in terms of both understanding and implementing this complex change that is approaching very quickly," said Charlotte Doepker, Keenan Assistant Vice President for Digital Marketing. "Our goal is for the new Keenan Health Care Reform website to be the go-to reference for staying ahead of the curve as this transformation takes effect."

The Keenan Health Care Reform website offers easy access to resources in seven categories:

        Administration. Important plan administration considerations under 13 topics from grandfathered and exempt plans to non-discrimination, reporting and recission guidelines.
        California Exchange. Specifics on the Covered California health benefit exchange and what you need to know about the Exchange as an employer.
        Upcoming Requirements. A list of the important HCR requirements that all organizations must implement including the compliance date and instructions on how to comply.
        Cost Drivers. Descriptions of some of the major cost considerations related to HCR such as avoidable costs for employers and employees as well as potential sources of savings.
        Tools. A valuable set of resources including a timetable, action item checklist, videos, glossary and penalty flowchart.
        Briefings. More than 29 Keenan Briefings simplifying the legal language within regulations of the ACA and specifying how they pertain to employers.
        HCR Insights. Timely news items and original articles to help keep employers up to date on the latest developments in Health Care Reform.
        What Keenan Can Do for You. A description of Keenans robust tools and services to help employers find solutions to their HCR concerns.

The new Keenan Health Care Reform website can be found at

For more information about Keenans innovative insurance solutions and assistance in managing the HCR/ACA transition, visit


About Keenan
Founded in 1972, Keenan is ranked as the 18th largest insurance consulting and brokerage firm in the U.S., and the largest independent broker in California.  Keenan is dedicated to providing superior insurance products and services to schools, community colleges, healthcare organizations and municipalities for employee benefits, health benefit management services, workers' compensation, risk management, and property and liability.  With headquarters in Torrance, CA, Keenan has a staff of more than 650 insurance specialists and branch offices in Riverside, San Clemente, Oakland, San Jose, Rancho Cordova, Redwood City, Pleasanton and Eureka.  For more information, call 800-654-8102 or 310-212-3344, email