NU Online News Service, May 14, 2003, 4:18 p.m. EDT – Word & Brown Insurance Administrators Inc., Orange, Calif., has agreed to use the Web-based benefits sales and administration system run by BenefitPoint Inc., San Francisco.

Word & Brown will be working with BenefitPoint to develop a custom program that can track commissions and compare the health plans available for employers with two to 50 employees.

Word & Brown also will use the BenefitPoint system to solicit insurance bids and process annual renewals, BenefitPoint says.

Word & Brown distributes health insurance and administrative services through a network of 30,000 benefits brokers and consulting firms.