Barbara Lewman

Barbara Lewman

Director of Compliance


With more than 30 years of experience in the health insurance industry, Barbara Lewman is the Director of Compliance at Word & Brown. Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became federal law in March 2010, Barbara’s primary responsibility has been to review all regulations and develop helpful resources for brokers, so they can serve as valuable compliance consultants to their clients regarding ACA, COBRA, ERISA, account-based plans, and other complicated topics.

Barbara is an authority on ACA and a frequent speaker on Compliance, ACA Hot Topics, and ACA IRS reporting, working closely with health insurance brokers and employers across the country. Barbara is an active member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), and she speaks frequently at chapter events of the California Association of Health Underwriters (CAHU) and Nevada State Association of Health Underwriters (NSAHU).

Barbara is passionate about helping others and sharing her compassion for humanity with the world. Her giving heart and philanthropic efforts earned her recognition as the Orange County Association of Health Underwriters (OCAHU) Businesswoman of the Year in 2013.