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.



Federal Broker Commission Disclosure Requirements in the Group Market – Update

The DOL has released long-awaited clarification on the new federal law that requires brokers to disclose commissions to clients in advance of a sale beginning 12/27/2021. Here is what you need to know.

Test the Power of Your Email Subject Lines

When creating email subject lines the most important thing to keep top of mind is what will drive the highest audience rate. A way to find this out is by A/B testing your subject lines to see what moves your audience to open your email.

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled on June 17 on a case against the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the third challenge to the law since its 2010 inception.

ACA Challenge Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

In a 7-2 ruling, the United States Supreme Court preserved the Affordable Care Act (ACA), rejecting a challenge by Republican-led states by saying they did not have the legal standing to challenge the law.

Tech Team Updates for June 2021

Our ongoing series of technology-related “news you can use” continues this month with a spotlight on the Ease mobile app and integrating payroll with benefits. We also offer “Ease Quick Tips” on setting Open Enrollment dates.

Offer Clients Continued Access to Renown Medical Center

Through Word & Brown, you can offer your clients coverage that includes Renown Medical Center in the provider network of multiple health plans.

COBRA and ARP Deadlines

American Rescue Plan Act and COBRA deadlines for employers

CalSavers Enrollment Deadline Approaching for 50+ Employers – June 30, 2021

California employers with 50+ employees that do not already sponsor an employee-retirement plan must participate in a state-run retirement program called CalSavers, with the June 30th deadline quickly approaching. Learn the details.