CMS issues RFI on brokers and agents for FFEs
Posted on February 11, 2013 | Comment (1)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposal to collect data on licenses and other information to register and monitor health insurance brokers and agents for the federal health insurance exchange. Health insurance brokers and agents would enter basic identifying information on the exchange portal during initial registration and when registration is complete, brokers and agents would be routed to CMS’s Learning Management System to complete required training and exams. CMS would use broker and agent usernames and ZIP codes to record training history and to communicate the results with the federally facilitated exchange (FFE). Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), open enrollment in all exchanges begins Oct. 1 for plans that take effect in 2014.
Comments on the proposal are due April 8.