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Ohio Agent Exchange Information

Agents who wish to assist consumers in the Individual Marketplace on HealthCare.gov and/or SHOP must complete registration and required training on an annual basis—prior to assisting consumers enroll in a plan.
Recources for Agents in the Health Insurance Marketplace is available on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website.
Marketplace registration and training for agents and brokers is available on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Enterprise Portal!   Click here for Ohio CE credit options for Plan Year 2019.
For more information and resources on registration and training, visit the Plan Year 2019 Registration and Training page.
 
Agent Appointment Requirements:
To sell a qualified insurance products, a licensed insurance agent must be appointed with the insurance company(s) offering the qualified health plans being sold. A list of insurance companies authorized to offer qualified health plans is available for your reference.
 
Registration Lists:

The Agent Federally-Facilitatied Marketplace (FFM) Registration Completion List (RCL) contains the National Producer Numbers (NPNs) for agents who have completed FFM registration. CMS posts this list as frequently as daily. All NPNs are self-reported by the agent during FFM registration and should be validated against state and/or other The National Association of Insurance Commissioners records to confirm state licensure.  The Agent and Broker FFM Registration Termination List (RTL) contains the NPNs for agents and brokers whose FFM agreements and registration for the past plan years have been terminated by CMS. Termination is described in regulation 45 CFR 155.220(f)-(g). 

An agent's ODI record may be notated with their Federal Exchange Registration. This is a voluntary step and is only necessary if an agent wants their Ohio insurance agent license record updated. The department's agent/agency locator tool has the capability to search for agents that have registered with CMS to sell exchange plans. If an agent wishes to be included in the search for licensed agents who have notified the department that they have registered with the exchange, that agent must follow specific instructions.

 
Help Desk:
Click here for Help desks and Websites for links to resourses to assist agents with annual Marketplace registration process, training, other topics and important information for participating in the Federally-facilitated Marketplace (FFM). 
 
For more information about agent requirements to sell in the Exchange, visit The Center of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO).   
 
Additional Information:

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio  43215
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John Kasich, Governor | Jillian Froment, Director
General Info: 614-644-2658 | Consumer Hotline: 800-686-1526
Fraud Hotline: 800-686-1527 | Medicare Hotline: 800-686-1578