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Guide to ACA Certification

General ACA
General ACA

 

AGENTS NEW TO ACA:

Agents and brokers who will be participating in the FFM for the individual market for the first time must complete the registration process below:

Visit the CMS Enterprise Portal to complete the following:

  • Creation of an FFM user account
  • Request the FFM Agent/Broker Role
  • Complete Identity Proofing
  • Create your agent/broker profile on the MLMS Portal- CMS Enterprise Portal
  • Complete all training modules
  • Complete and agree to the Marketplace Agreements
  • Optional ( Highly Encouraged) SHOP training

AGENTS RETURNING TO ACA:

The registration process for agents and brokers in the FFM is now open for the 2018 plan year! 

You can begin by accessing CMS Enterprise Portal.

  • Update your profile information
  • Refresher Training Course- Only allowed if you successfully registered last year, use the same MLN user ID (User id on the CMS Enterprise Portal where you complete the identity proofing.)
  • The Full Training Course 
  • Complete all training modules
  • Complete and agree to the Marketplace Agreements
  • Optional ( Highly Encouraged) SHOP training

Remember that there is an array of supporting materials for you on the CMS webpage  under the section titled “Registration for the Federally-facilitated Marketplace (FFM) for the individual market and the Federally-facilitated Small Business Health Options Program (FF-SHOP).”

Having trouble navigating the CMS Portal? Click HERE for a CMS Portal Walkthrough! 

Check your 2018 FFM certification and FFM registration completion list HERE!

VIDEO WALKTHROUGHS:

Step 1—Creating an Enterprise Portal Account

Step 2—Navigating to the Registration Status Page

Step 3—Completing Identity Proofing

Step 4—Accessing Training Options

Step 5—(Vendor Training Option)—Completing FFM Registration After Completing Training with a Third-Party Vendor