ORANGE, Calif. — 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.” according to a recent report at www.heraldonline.com.