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A Letter from Word & Brown President Jessica Word

At Word & Brown, we recognize the unprecedented times you, your family, and your clients are facing.

When to Offer Employee Health Benefits

Employer clients commonly ask their health insurance brokers about benefit responsibilities for “temporary” employees.

Your Latest Underwriting Updates

The latest Underwriting updates from our carrier partners.

New Hire Rating Guide

What criteria will New Hire rates be based on by carrier?

Start-Up Groups

Start-up group requirements by carrier.

California Special Open Enrollment Window

Guidelines for California's annual Special Open Enrollment Window.

Participation and Alongside Guidelines

Carrier guidelines for participation and alongside groups.

No DE 9C Promotions/Guidelines

No DE 9C promotions and guidelines by carrier