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.



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.

Push for Single Payer Temporarily Over – But Likely to Return

Timeline of Single Payer AB 1400 in California legislature.

SMS Push Notification Best Practices for Insurance Agents

If you're looking to increase engagement with clients through SMS marketing and push notifications, read this article to learn about the best practices for your agency.

Two New Bonuses Announced by UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare has announced two broker bonus programs beginning April 1, 2022.

Large Group Carrier Spotlight: Cigna

If you want to expand your Large Group sales, or if you’re exploring new carriers for your larger group California clients, Word & Brown can help. Our partnership with Cigna offers you a choice of networks, a variety of plan options, and Cigna’s reputation for innovation.

California Employers Without Retirement Plans Must Enroll in State Program by 6/30/2022

California employers with 5+ employees that do not already sponsor a retirement plan must begin participating in a state-run retirement program called CalSavers by June 30. Here’s what employers need to know.

Tech Team Updates for March 2022

It’s time, again, for the latest “news you can use” concerning Ease, the online enrollment platform for health insurance brokers focused on the 2-250 employee marketplace. Here’s what’s new for March.