A Social Security cost-of-living adjustment could have a small but positive impact on retirement planning.
Online training is open for agents and brokers who wish to operate within the federally facilitated health insurance marketplaces (exchanges).
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened its online training at:
In order to begin the training, you must provide your identification information, which includes your National Producer Number. Agents and brokers who wish to participate in the exchange also must undergo an exchange training course, and agree to comply with federal and state exchange laws. Agents are able to select training in the Individual Market, the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), or a combination Individual Market/SHOP course.
Although the online training is open, a high volume of users to the training curriculum may delay your access to this training. The CMS website states that technicians are addressing the issue.