Training and Certification for Pennie | Open Enrollment Begins November 1
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PENNIE (PENNSYLVANIA STATE-BASED EXCHANGE)
Pre-registered brokers are scheduled to receive an email from Pennie on Wednesday, September 16 with training and certification instructions.
Pennie training and certification to continue selling individual products must be completed by November 30, but we encourage you to do it early so you’re able to begin renewing your book and adding new business when Open Enrollment begins November 1.
Pennsylvania continues to move forward with its plan to open a state-based health insurance exchange and discontinue using the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM), also known as HealthCare.gov.
The new exchange will officially be named Pennie. And, consumers will no longer be able to purchase or renew their insurance through HealthCare.gov.
Please note the following important information for brokers.
Final decisions have been made on Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs) and binder payments.
Marketing spending for Pennie will include emphasis on the counties of Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester and Montgomery.
Direct communication from both the FFM and the State-Based Exchange to consumers begins mid-October. The nature of the messaging is still undetermined.
In addition to pre-registering now, you must pass certification by November 30 to be eligible to enroll consumers as your customers. Additional information on this will be released in September.
TIMELY ADVISORY PODCAST
For additional details, click the button below for a broadcast where Scott Overholt, Vice President, Consumer and Senior Markets, discusses Pennsylvania's transition from the FFM to a state-based exchange for individual and family health insurance and the steps brokers must take to prepare for this significant transition.
BROKER WORKGROUP PRESENTATION & TIMELINE
For further details, please see the timeline below and click HERE to review the latest presentation from the PA State-Based Exchange Broker Workgroup meeting. QUESTIONS? CONTACT OUR INDIVIDUAL HEALTH TEAM Colin S. Scheifler | Director, Consumer & Senior Markets firstname.lastname@example.org | 908.246.8561 Clare M. McCarthy | Account Manager, Consumer & Senior Markets email@example.com | 609.325.4046
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