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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.

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What to Do with Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Rebate Checks and Pandemic Rebates from Carriers

Many employers are beginning to receive Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebate checks from carriers for calendar year 2019, which are due by September 30, 2020. Some employers may also be receiving premium rebates because of COVID-19. Here's what you need to know.

Your Latest Underwriting Updates (Nevada)

Here are the latest Underwriting updates from our carrier partners (last updated June 24, 2020):

Owner Only Groups

Will the carrier write an Owner Only Group?

Updated Participation Guide for Vision Coverage

Word & Brown has published a new California Vision Participation Guide for brokers interested in the carrier and third party administrator (TPA) guidelines for employer-sponsored and voluntary Vision coverage.

New Participation Guide for Dental

As part of our continuing commitment to help you write more Dental business, we’ve developed a new California Dental Participation Guide.

New Hire Rating Guide

New Hire rates will be based on the member’s age at the member’s enrollment date

Valid Waivers

What does each carrier consider a valid waiver?

California Special Open Enrollment Window

Guidelines for the Annual Special Open Enrollment Window in California.