Paul Roberts, Word & Brown’s Senior Director of Education and Market Development, hosted a conversation this month with Janet Trautwein, CEO of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), concerning the results of the November 2022 election.
The Word & Brown Companies Named Among Business Insurance’s “Best Places to Work” for 2022
Business Insurance has selected The Word & Brown Companies among its “Best Places to Work in Insurance” for 2022.
Industry News: Inflation Reduction Act
President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law on August 16, 2022. Here’s an overview of health care-related measures that could affect your clients.
Employees Paying More Toward Medical, Uninsured Rate Down
A new study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) found that workers with employer-sponsored health insurance are paying an increasing share of their health care costs.
WOW 2022 Attendees Earn More Than 9,200 CE Credits
Word & Brown’s annual online Continuing Education (CE) event, Week of Webinars (WOW) wrapped up in June and achieved outstanding results! Read more about it here.
California Extends Workplace Pandemic Rules
In spite of improved COVID-19 numbers in California (as compared to earlier in 2022), the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board extended the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS), which were set to expire on May 6.
Congress Considering $2 Billion Cut to COVID-19 Funds
After failing to negotiate a bipartisan deal with Congress for additional COVID-19 vaccines, testing, and aid, the White House and Congress are now considering a reallocation of funds previously authorized.