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Because the insurance industry is evolving, and rules and regulations change, we help you stay up-to-date by sending carrier, product, and other updates regularly via emails and e-newsletters, post updates in our online Newsroom, and post on social media. Check out the latest news below.

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A Deep Dive into California “Single Payer”

California's most-recent attempt to pass "single payer" legislation in California failed, for the sixth time, in January 2022. Learn about California's recent AB 1400 proposal, and take a deeper dive into "single payer" methodology for Californians and the country.

Federal Transparency in Coverage (TiC) Requirements: Public Rate Disclosures, Online Self-Service Tool

Regulators will soon begin enforcing stringent “Transparency in Coverage” (TiC) rules for health plans, beginning on July 1, 2022. Learn what these changes mean for employers and their health plans, and how TiC interacts with other similar changes within the federal No Surprises Act.

Tech Team Updates for June 2022

Our June Tech Team Updates offer more news you can use concerning Ease, the online enrollment platform for health insurance brokers working in the 2-250 employee marketplace.

New Aetna Contract Offers You Big Opportunities

Word & Brown’s new Large Group contract with Aetna gives you more reasons to write your Large Groups with us, beyond our consultative and strategic approach.

California Carrier Partner Updates

Here’s an overview of recent updates from our carrier partners. For details on any specific update, click on the related link.

Nevada Carrier Partner Updates

Here’s an overview of recent updates from our carrier partners. For details on any specific update, click on the related link.

Large Group Carrier Spotlight: Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente Offers Your Large Group Clients a Fully Integrated Health Care System

Humana Offering Specialty Growth Bonus

You can earn a bonus on your multi-line Ancillary product sales all year long from Humana.