You can now register for the fall training sessions. Seating is limited, so please register early to guarantee a spot and to receive the 1 CE credit. Walk-ins who do not register in advance may be turned away and are not eligible to receive the 1 CE credit.
Key topics include:
Register Now for a Nebraska Training Session
Register Now for an Iowa Training Session
Here is a summary of the training dates:
Monday, September 29, 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. at Quarry Oaks Golf Club in Ashland
Tuesday, September 30, 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. at Quarry Oaks Golf Club in Ashland
Thursday, September 25, 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. at Brown Deer Golf & Country Club in Coralville (morning session co-hosted by Mutual Med)
Tuesday, October 7, 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn at Jordan Creek in West Des Moines (morning session co-hosted by Group Benefits, Ltd.)
Wednesday, October 8, 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. at Best Western Starlite in Fort Dodge
(morning session co-hosted by KHI Solutions)
Although you can attend any session, those who do business primarily in Nebraska should try to attend a Nebraska session and those who do business primarily in Iowa should try to attend an Iowa session.
Slide decks and and recordings of past webinar trainings are available on the secure Broker portal. After you log on, click on the Training Materials graphic in the lower right corner to view. Materials available include:
Take These Important Steps So You Can Sell & Be Paid Commissions for Individual Marketplace (Exchange) and SHOP (Small Group) Business for the 2015 Plan Year
Agents and brokers who want to participate in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace for the 2015 plan year will need to complete new training requirements, according to information released by CMS.
Registration for the 2015 plan year training for brokers and agents will be available in early July. At that time, agents and brokers may begin completing their FFM registration requirements for the 2015 plan year.
Agents and brokers must complete certain registration requirements on an annual basis. For more information on FFM agent and broker registration requirements for the 2015 plan year, please see a new resource we have posted: “Registering to Participate in the Federally-facilitated Marketplace for the 2015 Plan Year: What Agents and Brokers Need to Know.”
According to CMS, here is what brokers and agents can do to start preparing for the 2015 plan year registration:
1) Confirm your National Producer Number (NPN) in MLN is correct: the NPN associated with your MLN account must conform to the standards established by the National Insurance Producer Registry.
The NPN associated with your MLN account must:
To view and edit your NPN, please log into your MLN account at https://Marketplace.MedicareLearningNetworkLMS.com and
2) Confirm your user type/user role in MLN is correct: MLN auto-assigns your training curriculum, based on the user role you select. To ensure that MLN auto-assigns you the appropriate curriculum for 2015 plan year registration, please confirm that your desired user type/user role is selected in your MLN profile. (Note: You selected your user type/user role when you created your MLN account.) You may edit your user type/user role by editing your MLN profile after you log in to your MLN account. MLN will then auto-assign the appropriate curriculum, when you return to complete training for the 2015 plan year.
Please stay alert for more updates about the launch of the registration process for the 2015 plan year. In addition, visit the following website for the following new and updated resources:
Additional questions not addressed in these resources can be emailed to FFMProducer-AssisterHelpDesk@cms.hhs.gov.
The following CMS PPT outlines the requirements for participating in the FFM for the 2015 Plan Year: Registering to Participate in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) for the 2015 Plan Year
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