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California Governor Signs New Bill Regarding Single Payer into Law

California’s consideration of a move toward “Single Payer health care” is going to be in part under SB 770, which was signed into law by Governor Newsom in October 2023. Find out what’s scheduled to happen in coming months.

Act Now – Kaiser Permanente Broker Bonus

You can increase your earnings on Small Groups effective December 1, 2022, through January 1, 2023.

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.

Introducing the CaliforniaChoice Member Marketplace!

This month we will launch the CaliforniaChoice Member Marketplace, a selection of supplemental products available to all CalChoice subscribers at

Jessica Word Honored by Orange County Business Journal With Women In Business Award

Congratulations to CEO Jessica Word!

5 Signs You Might Need a CRM System

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is important to every business, but it is especially important to insurance sales professionals. Here are 5 signs you might need a CRM.

Ancillary Can Help You Meet the Needs of More Large Group Clients

As employers consider changes to their benefits programs in response to changing employee attitudes, Ancillary benefits are becoming increasingly important.

Tech Team Updates for October 2022

The October Tech Team Updates offer more news you can use concerning Ease, the online enrollment platform for health insurance brokers working in the 2-250 employee marketplace.