KeenanDirect Brings Health Insurance Counseling and Enrollment to Embarcadero Stop on Covered California Bus Tour

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Nov. 6, 2015 – Keenan, the largest privately held insurance brokerage and consulting firm in California, partnered with Covered California on Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, to provide in-person health insurance counseling and enrollment in San Francisco through its KeenanDirect unit when the Covered California statewide bus tour hit the Embarcadero. The KeenanDirect representatives were located at the Scarborough Insurance office on the Embarcadero and will continue to provide services throughout the current open enrollment period, which concludes on Jan. 31, 2016.

“By showcasing our new location in the heart of the port district, we initiated a strong outreach to the San Francisco community,” said Henry Loubet, Chief Strategy Officer for Keenan. “And, as KeenanDirect continues to innovate and engage with partnerships and relationships throughout the state, we’re looking forward to a very productive enrollment this year.”

Some 80 individuals seeking health insurance information and enrollment assistance were served by the KeenanDirect counselors. Others in attendance at the event included Keenan executives, Covered California management, area elected officials and government representatives, and health insurance provider representatives.

Dignitaries attending the event included Executive Director Peter V. Lee, Covered California; Henry Loubet, Chief Strategy Officer, Keenan; Supervisor London Breed, San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 5; Barbara Garcia, Director of Health, City and County of San Francisco; Emma Hoo, Pacific Business Group on Health; Yanping Dong, Director of Cultural Diversity Marketing, Kaiser Health Plan; Bill Wehrle, Kaiser; Ken Wood, SVP, Consumer & Senior Markets, Blue Shield; Peter Aughney, Account Executive, Health Net; Noah Lang, CEO, Stride Health; Gordon Stewart, Woodruff-Sawyer; Kimmy Fund, Woodruff-Sawyer; and representatives from the offices of Congresswoman Pelosi, State Controller Yee, Senator Leno, Assemblymember Ting, Assemblymember Chiu and Assemblymember Bonta.


Celebrating the Covered California bus tour stop at San Francisco’s Embarcadero were (l. to r.) Fue Yang, KeenanDirect; London Breed, President, San Francisco Board of Supervisors; Peter Lee, Executive Director, Covered California; and Henry Loubet, Chief Strategy Officer, Keenan.

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