ORANGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Word & Brown General Agency has been awarded a new General Agent contract with Anthem Blue Cross, one of California’s longest standing health insurance companies. The new agreement enables Word & Brown’s vast network of California health insurance brokers to write group health insurance for small and large businesses across the state. Brokers can now take advantage of Word & Brown’s superior underwriting team and submit new and renewing Anthem Blue Cross business effective January 2015.
“We are very excited to be selected by Anthem Blue Cross to help them broaden their distribution in California,” said Jessica Word, president of Word & Brown. “We have the state’s largest broker network and we know many of our brokers will want to add Anthem to their carrier portfolio in 2015. This new agreement will allow our brokers to offer their clients coverage from one of the country’s leading health insurers.”
“We look forward to working with Word & Brown in addressing the health care needs of businesses across the state,” said Mark Morgan, President at Anthem Blue Cross. “The Word & Brown General Agency has been serving California brokers for nearly 30 years and we know this agreement will help us attract new brokers and more clients.”
“Word & Brown’s new agreement further expands our roster of premier health insurers for California brokers,” noted Rusty Brown, co-founder of The Word & Brown Companies. “The addition of Anthem Blue Cross means our brokers now have access to all of the top carriers doing business in California.”
About Word & Brown and The Word & Brown Companies
Operating nationally The Word & Brown Companies include: Word & Brown® General Agency, the largest general agent in California and Nevada focusing on group and individual and family insurance; Word & Brown Medicare Brokerage, offering Medicare coverage nationwide as well as individual and family plan coverage outside the service area of the Word & Brown General Agency; CHOICE Administrators®, the nation’s leading developer and distributor of health insurance exchange programs; Quotit® Corporation, the foremost national provider of Internet sales and marketing solutions for the health insurance and employee benefits industry; and HealthCompare®, which help individuals, families, and seniors easily research, compare, buy, and enroll in the right health insurance or Medicare Advantage, Medigap, or Medicare prescription drug program plan at the right price.
Trusted for nearly 30 years, The Word & Brown Companies have built strong relationships with business partners and customers, including hundreds of health plans and thousands of brokers serving consumers and businesses from coast to coast. For more information, visit www.wordandbrowncompanies.com.