PACE: Public Agency Coalition Enterprise

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Presented by John Scatterday, Sr. Vice President/Practice Leader for Keenan
In this brief interview, John Scatterday, Keenan’s senior vice president and public agency employee benefits practice leader, provides some insights on the California school budget landscape and what Keenan is doing to assist California K-14 school districts address their healthcare expenditures. Specifically, Mr. Scatterday outlines a new and innovative statewide medical purchasing platform Keenan has developed called PACE (Public Agency Coalition Enterprise). This new and innovative statewide JPA has been designed for California public agencies. It includes several underwriting and risk mitigation components like post enrollment risk adjustment, administration technology and various levels of wellness programs that Keenan believes will provide a platform that is more capable of managing healthcare spending. This program is just being rolled out statewide now.
Keenan is the largest privately held insurance brokerage/consulting firm in California, founded in 1972. Keenan's innovative solutions provide high quality, cost-effective insurance employee benefits, and financial services. Keenan specializes in proprietary programs for California schools and public agencies. They continually present informational workshops and seminars on topics relevant to their customers. Their expertise in risk management, claims services and technology consistently exceeds customer expectations.