Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska






From IIAN's Legislative Committee and

Health Insurance Exchange Task Force

September 2, 2013

Agent/Broker Registration For Health Marketplace Now Open

Don't Miss Upcoming Obamacare/Marketplace Webinars & Seminars
Webinar - Sept 10   Seminars - Oct 1 & Oct 16


Part II of the agent/broker registration process for the Federally-Facilitated Marketplaces (FFMs) - including Nebraska's - officially launched late last Friday, August 30.  Part I  of the process - online training - has been open since August 1.  

In Part II, agents/brokers who wish to serve in the individual market may now complete identity proofing on the CMS Enterprise Portal:

click here .   Please note:

  • Prior to completing Part II of the registration process, agents/brokers need to have completed Part I-the training/testing that is available online - click here to get started.
  • After completion of Part I, agents/brokers should allow 48 business hours for their training/testing results to be transmitted to the CMS Enterprise Portal where Part II occurs.  Please ensure that you allow sufficient time for your training/testing results to reach the CMS Enterprise Portal, or you will get an error message when you try to complete Part II.
  •  Instructions from earlier CMS webinars may be useful as agents/brokers complete the registration process.  Those instructions, and other information, may be found on the HHS webpage:  click here  Scroll down to "Additional Resources Related to the FFM Registration Process" and click on the first Slide Deck listed.  

IIAN ACA (Obamacare) Webinar - September 10, 8 - 11 am CDT
Cost: $35 Members CEUs: 3 Health/Gen 

An update on the status of  implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and how it will impact every individual and employer in Nebraska.  Discuss the timeline for implementation of key components, and the impact on other government and private insurance options. Review insurance coverage minimum requirements (mandates), plan options, and associated potential penalties.   Instructor:  Jerry Rhinehart, CIC, CLU, CHFC, RHU 
To register,click here.


Obamacare:  Update On Regulations - Live Seminar

October 1, 8:00 - 11:00 am CDT - Grand Island, Riverside Golf Club 

Cost:   $40 Members  CEUs:  3 Health/Gen*  Click here to register


October 1, 1:30 - 4:30 pm CDT - Lincoln, Lancaster Event Center 


Cost:  $40 Members   CEUs:  3 Health/Gen*   Click here to register 


October 16, 8:30-11:30 am CDT - Embassy Suites, Lincoln 


(part of IIAN's 106th Annual convention program)   

Cost:   $45 Members   CEUs:  3 Health/Gen* (different course number)


Click here to register - choose "Wed AM/PM CE Only"


An in-depth look at the new rules that have been established through October 1, 2013 and how they impact or changed the ACA.  You will gain a better understanding of how the new regulations will impact the continued implementation of ACA.  The program will look at how the rules are being applied and how this impacts the original cost projections -- and how it will impact the marketing and business operations of insurance agents and business clients.


 Instructor:  Jesse A. Patton, LUTCF  Read about Jesse


*Approval pending by Nebraska Insurance Dept. 


Questions?  Call IIAN - 1-800-377-3985 





















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