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KPD Insurance is Oregon’s premier independent insurance agency. Our extraordinary team of insurance professionals work to deliver superior business and personal insurance solutions for our clients’ risk exposure.
KPD Insurance is proud to be an Oregon-based insurance business with international capabilities. From a startup agency in 1979, KPD has grown to one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the Northwest. Our founders, Ike Kingrey and Gordon Price, were strong entrepreneurs who knew that the key to success is delivering extraordinary service to their clients. They were right, and to this day we measure ourselves against the service excellence they demanded of themselves.
Our mission statement reads: We are “Team Kandu,” meaning we will, as a team, do everything we can to deliver the best insurance and risk management solutions for your needs. We accomplish this by adhering to our core values of service excellence and integrity through extraordinary teamwork, superior professionalism, and industry-leading innovation.
Employee Benefits News
- Delivering Participant Materials The Department of Labor (DOL) requires that participant notices and other plan information ("disclosures") be provided in a way that is reasonably calculated to ensure delivery to all plan participants. The Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) typically follows the DOL's rules. There are two primary ways to deliver plan information -- by paper and electronically.
- IRS Issues Drafts of Individual and Employer Responsibility Reporting Forms In order for the IRS to verify that individuals and employers are meeting their shared responsibility obligations, and that individuals who request premium tax credits are entitled to them, employers and insurers will be required to provide reporting on the health coverage they offer. Reporting will first be due early in 2016, based on coverage in 2015.
- Pediatric Dental Benefits: Duplication of Coverage? As of January 1, 2014, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requires pediatric dental benefits to be one of the 10 essential health benefits (EHBs) that must be included in individual and small group medical coverage, as well as coverage offered through the Exchanges.