Enduring Principles

Keenan’s philosophy has always been that solving the needs of our customers first and directly supporting our communities are good for our business. We continually present informational workshops and seminars on topics relevant to our customers, and provide scholarships for administrators to further their education and advancement.

Briefings: Health Care

7/24/2018 - DFEH Issues Sample Equal Employment Opportunity Policy to Assist California Employers

The California Department of Fair Employment & Housing has issued a sample Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for employers to use to develop their own workplace-specific EEO policies. This Briefing includes the DFEH notice and Sample Policy.

7/3/2018 - Workers’ Compensation Benefit Rates: Increase January 1, 2019

The temporary disability benefit rates will increase on January 1, 2019, based on the reported increase in California’s State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW).

5/24/2018 - Health Care Reform: Updated Benefit Limits for 2019 Plan Years

The Department of Health & Human Services has issued the inflation-adjusted out-of-pocket limits applicable to non-grandfathered plans for plan years beginning in 2019 and the IRS has announced the 2019 percentage threshold for determining if coverage is affordable under the Employer Mandate. This Briefing highlights these changes.

1/24/2018 - Health Care Reform: Cadillac Tax and Other ACA Taxes Delayed Under 2018 Spending Bill

As part of the most recent spending bill, signed into law on January 22, 2018, three Affordable Care Act taxes have been delayed or suspended. This Briefing discusses the current status of the Cadillac Tax, the Health Insurance Providers Fee tax , and the Medical Device tax.

1/8/2018 - 2018 – New Year, New Training Requirements

2018 brings the enactment of new employee training requirements applicable to California employers. Both SB 396 and AB 1207 went into effect on January 1, 2018. This Briefing summarizes these two laws and the new training requirements.