Registration is now open for AHIPís 2018 Federal Marketplace Training (FFM)
for health insurance agents and brokers ahead of open enrollment. This CMS- approved course offers the tools, training, and resources needed for agents to prepare for open enrollment and help meet the needs of their customers as they renew or sign up for their 2018 health plan.
By completing AHIP's FFM course, agents and brokers will fulfill their training compliance obligations, receive Continuing Education (CE) credits, and meet government-required registration requirements for the 2018 benefit year.
The following four training options are available, and CE credits can be earned in most states:
- Individual Marketplace Training - Required training to sell on the Individual Marketplace for agents new to the Federally-facilitated Marketplace (FFM) program
- SHOP Marketplace Training - Recommended but not required to sell on the small business Marketplace
- Combined Individual and Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Training
- Refresher Training - Limited to agents and brokers who participated in the FFM for 2017
The 2018 federal Open Enrollment period for Exchange Marketplaces will be condensed, open from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, 2017. For more information on FFM training and registration, visit www.ahip.org/FFM
Plan year 2018 Open Enrollment for the FFM begins 11/1/17 and ends 12/15/17. Agents and brokers must complete all steps of the annual FFM registration process to sell products on the Exchanges, which include registering on the CMS portal
, completing training, and signing the required Agreement(s) with CMS.
AHIP has been approved by CMS to develop and host the FFM training for agents and brokers for the 2018 plan year.
For questions regarding AHIP's FFM Training, please email [email protected]
. For information on the requirements and process for completing the FFM agent and broker registration and training for plan year 2018, please visit http://www.cms.gov/CCIIO/programs-and-initiatives/health-insurance-marketplaces/a-b-resources.html
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. If you have questions call 800.509.4422